Phytocoris nowickyi Fieber, 1870,

Oh, Minsuk, Yasunaga, Tomohide & Lee, Seunghwan, 2017, Taxonomic review of Phytocoris Fallén (Heteroptera: Miridae: Mirinae: Mirini) in Korea, with one new species, Zootaxa 4232 (2), pp. 197-215: 205-206

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scientific name

Phytocoris nowickyi Fieber, 1870
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Phytocoris nowickyi Fieber, 1870 

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Phytocoris nowickyi Fieber, 1870: 261  (sp. nov.); Josifov & Kerzhner, 1972: 162 (cat., North Korea distr.); Schuh, 1995: 895 (cat.); Kerzhner & Josifov, 1999: 152 (cat., in subgenus Ktenocoris Wagner, 1954  ); Yasunaga, 2001: 256 (diag.); Zheng et al., 2004: 513 (diag.); Schuh, 2002–2014: (cat.); Yasunaga & Schwartz, 2015: 42 (diag., key to Japanese spp.).

Diagnosis. Recognized by its moderate size and reddish mottled dorsum; antennal segment III long, clearly longer than basal width of pronotum; female always brachypterous. For more diagnostic characters, description and figures, see Wagner & Weber (1964), Kerzhner (1988a), Zheng et al. (2004), Rieger (2006), Yasunaga & Schwartz (2015).

Distribution. China, Europe, Japan, Korea, Far-East Russia.

Host plants. Asteraceae  and Fabaceae  herbs, and deciduous willows, Salix  spp. ( Salicaceae  ) ( Yasunaga & Schwartz, 2015).

Remarks. Our field investigations in Korea could not successfully produce any specimen of P. nowickyi  . Our recognition of this taxon was based upon examination of Japanese and Far-East Russian material.

Material examined. Japan, Hokkaido: Tokachi: 2♀, Hiroo , Oshirabetsu , Salix  sp., 19. viii. 1995, Y. Todo ( TYCN)  ; 2♂, Churui, Horokayanto (lake), Artemisia  sp., 2. viii. 1995, T. Yasunaga ( TYCN)  ; 7♂, 1♀, Kami- Ashoro , Salix  spp., 23. viii. 1995, Y. Todo ( TYCN)  . Ishikari: 11♂, 7♀ Tobetsu, Aoyama , mainly from Artemisia  spp., viii –ix. 1997, Endo et al. ( TYCN)  . Russia: 2♂, S. Primorsky Territory, Khasanskii Dist., Ryazanovka , 10km NE of Sukhanovka, light trap, 26–27. vii. 1993, T. Yasunaga ( TYCN)  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Miridae

Genus

Phytocoris

Loc

Phytocoris nowickyi Fieber, 1870

Oh, Minsuk, Yasunaga, Tomohide & Lee, Seunghwan 2017
2017
Loc

Phytocoris nowickyi

Yasunaga 2015: 42
Zheng 2004: 513
Yasunaga 2001: 256
Kerzhner 1999: 152
Schuh 1995: 895
Josifov 1972: 162
Fieber 1870: 261
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