Pilophoropsidea touchetae

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Taxonavigation

Ordo: Hemiptera
Familia: Miridae
Genus: Pilophoropsidea

Name

Pilophoropsidea touchetae Henry sp. n.Wikispecies linkZooBank linkPensoft Profile

Diagnosis

This species (Fig. 67) is recognized by the fuscous head and hemelytra, the dull black, granulate pronotum; and male genitalia, particularly the left paramere (Figs 250, 251) with a long, stout basal process and short lateral process (visible anteriorly only) and the right paramere (Fig. 253) with a slender, apically crenulate, lateral arm.

Description

Holotype male: Length 3.78 mm, width 1.24 mm. Head: Width 0.81 mm, interocular width 0.43 mm. Labium: Length 1.52 mm. Antenna: Segment I, length 0.29; II, 0.95 mm; III, 0.52 mm; IV 0.47 mm. Pronotum: Length 0.91 mm, basal width 1.26 mm.
Coloration: Head: Dark reddish brown. Antenna: Segment I yellowish brown; segment II yellowish brown, becoming darker reddish brown on apical third; segments III and IV dark reddish brown. Pronotum: Black. Scutellum: Fuscous, paler brown apically. Hemelytron: Basal third of clavus fuscous or nearly black, remainder of hemelytron, including membrane, dark brown. Ventral surface: Shiny dark reddish brown. Ostiolar evaporative area: White, with knob at middle of scent channel dull red. Legs: Fore coxae and trochanters dark brown, middle and hind coxae and trochanters white; femora, tibiae, tarsi, and claws uniformly dark brown.
Structure, texture, and vestiture: Head: Finely granulate, satiny, clothed with short, simple recumbent setae, intermixed with longer, more erect, simple setae on frons and clypeus. Labium: Extending to middle coxae. Pronotum: Finely granulate, surface luster dull or at most satiny; mesoscutum hidden by base of pronotum. Scutellum: With 8 or more long, scattered, erect setae and a wide field of silvery, scale-like setae through middle. Hemelytron: Clavus, basal half of embolium, and corium dull to satiny, cuneus, apical half of embolium, and corium shiny; with two transverse fields of silvery, scale-like setae, one across base of clavus and one across middle of corium and apex of clavus, intermixed with a row of five or more long, erect, simple setae along middle of clavus and a row on corium bordering membrane.
Male genitalia: Left paramere (Figs 250, 251) trifurcate, with a long apical process, a shorter dorsal process, and one short process extending anteriorly and hidden in caudal aspect (i.e., in situ). Right paremere (Fig. 253) with a slender, curved lateral arm with a marginally crenulate apex and a tiny subapical process. Phallotheca (Fig. 252) stout, with a short, curved apical process.
Female: Unknown.

Etymology

This species is named in honor of Michele A. Touchet (Systematic Entomology Laboratory, ARS, USDA, Washington, D. C.) for her enthusiastic and professional assistance, including her time-consuming specimen data entry and providing all color habitus photographs in this paper.

Distribution

Known only from the Mexican state of Puebla.

Host

Unknown.

Type material

Holotype ♂: MEXICO: Puebla: 5.8 miles northwest Telixtlahuaca, July 21, 1987, Kovarik, Schaffner (00167511) (TAMU).

Original Description

  • Henry, T; 2015: Revision of the Ceratocapsine Renodaeus group: Marinonicoris, Pilophoropsis, Renodaeus, and Zanchisme, with descriptions of four new genera (Heteroptera, Miridae, Orthotylinae) ZooKeys, (490): 1-156. doi

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