Tenagogonus kuiterti Hungerford & Matsuda, 1958

Jehamalar, E. Eyarin & Chandra, Kailash, 2020, A new species of Tenagogonus Stål (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Gerridae) and first records of eight species of aquatic and semi-aquatic Heteroptera from India, Zootaxa 4718 (1), pp. 95-107: 104

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4718.1.8

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scientific name

Tenagogonus kuiterti Hungerford & Matsuda, 1958
status

 

Tenagogonus kuiterti Hungerford & Matsuda, 1958 

( Figs. 1IView FIGURES 1, 3View FIGURES 3 J–L)

1958. Tenagogonus kuiterti Hungerford & Matsuda  : The University of Kansas Science Bulletin, 39, 395.

Material examined. INDIA, MEGHALAYA, East Jaintia Hills District, 4 apt. ♂, 12 apt. ♀, 4 Nymphs, Daidung Village , Pool, 1079 m a.s.l.  , 25.33547° N, 92.61981° E  , 12.iii.2016, Coll. E.E. Jehamalar. Ri-Bhoi District , 1 apt. ♀, Nongkyllem  RF, Uming Stream , 539 m a.s.l.  , 25.83795° N, 91.76129° E, 27.iii.2018, Coll. E.E. Jehamalar. Reg. No. 9371/H15 to 9372/H15.

Diagnosis. Body length of the apterous male 6.24–6.88 (n=5), apterous female 6.63–7.15 (n=5), body width at mesoacetabulum, apterous male 2.08–2.19 (n=5), apterous female 2.16–2.31 (n=5); sternum VIII of the male simple; the last connexival segment of the male apically acute, but without a connexival process; the posterolateral angles of abdominal segment VIII of the male extends well away from the lateral margins; the female has a very small, triangular connexival process ( Figs. 3K, LView FIGURES 3); the males are slightly smaller than the females; the dorsum of the thorax has indistinct stripes; sternum VII of the female is posteromedially convex; sternum VII posterolaterally has a small window like area.

Distribution. India (Meghalaya, Fig. 4CView FIGURES 4), Myanmar ( Hungerford & Matsuda 1958).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Gerridae

Genus

Tenagogonus