Hydrometra longicapitis Torre-Bueno, 1927

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 longicapitis Torre-Bueno, 1927


Hydrometra longicapitis Torre-Bueno, 1927 

( Fig. 1EView FIGURES 1)

1927. Hydrometra longicapitis Torre-Bueno  : Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society, 22, 31.

Material examined. INDIA, MEGHALAYA, East Jaintia Hills District, 1 brapt. ♀, Daidung Village , Pool, 1079 m a.s.l.  , 25.33547° N, 92.61981° E, 12.iii.2016, Coll. E.E. Jehamalar. Reg. No. 7648/H15.

Diagnosis. Body length: brachypterous female 7.58 (n=1); frontoclypeus quadrate; gular lobe large; pronotal lobe posteriorly with an elongated tubercle, which has few long setae posteriorly; posterior region of abdomen curved upward ( Fig. 1EView FIGURES 1); caudal process basally constricted in lateral view.

Distribution. India, (Meghalaya, Fig. 4BView FIGURES 4), southern China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malay Peninsula, Singapore, Indonesia (Java, Sumatra and Borneo) ( Tran et al. 2010, Zettel et al. 2017).