Hydrometra jaczewskii Lundblad, 1933

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: 98

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Hydrometra jaczewskii Lundblad, 1933


Hydrometra jaczewskii Lundblad, 1933 

( Figs. 1View FIGURES 1 C–D)

1933. Hydrometra jaczewskii Lundblad  : Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Supplement, 12, 433.

Material examined. INDIA, MEGHALAYA, East Garo Hills District, 2 brapt. ♂, Bansa Away Village, Stream , 324 m a.s.l., 25.57994° N, 90.48708° E, 20.vi.2016, Coll. E.E. Jehamalar.GoogleMaps  West Garo Hills District, 1 mac. ♀, Gambegre Village, Skili Stream , 177 m a.s.l., 25.4343° N, 90.14153° E, 11.vi.2016, Coll. E.E. Jehamalar.GoogleMaps  West Khasi Hills District, 1 brapt. ♂, Miangshang Village, Stream , 887 m a.s.l., 25.46779° N, 91.09638° E, 12.iii.2018, Coll. E.E. Jehamalar. Reg. No.GoogleMaps  7645/H15–7647/H15.

Diagnosis. Body length: brachypterous male 8.30–9.02 (n=3), macropterous female 9.54 (n=1); venter of abdomen black except ventrolateral margins of abdomen yellow to orange; abdomen of female strongly curved upward posteriorly; frontoclypeus short with blunt apex; caudal process slightly curved with pointed tip ( Fig. 1DView FIGURES 1).

Distribution. India (Meghalaya, Fig. 4BView FIGURES 4), southeast China (Hainan) and southwest China (Yunnan), peninsular Malaysia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Indonesia (Java, Sumatra and Borneo) ( Tran et al. 2010).