Phytocoris pallidicollis Kerzhner, 1977,

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: 211-212

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4232.2.4

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Phytocoris pallidicollis Kerzhner, 1977
status

 

Phytocoris pallidicollis Kerzhner, 1977 

( Figs 4View FIGURE 4 F, 5, 6F, 8, 10, 11)

Phytocoris pallidicollis Kerzhner, 1977: 10  (sp. nov.); Schuh, 1995: 897 (cat.); Kerzhner & Josifov, 1999: 158 (cat.); Yasunaga, 2001: 256 (diag.); Schuh, 2002–2014: (cat.); Yasunaga & Schwartz, 2015: 22 (diag., disc.).

Diagnosis. Recognized by its moderate size; entirely pale dorsum, with a small area of dark spots; propleuron pale, with a thin, brownish, horizontal stripe ( Fig. 6View FIGURE 6 F); left paramere with an obliquely protruding structure, right paramere widened horizontally; lobal sclerite elongate ( Fig. 11View FIGURE 11). In Korea, this species can be confused with P. shabliovskii  and P. longipennis  , but is easily distinguished by the key (couplet 2) below; Male genitalia as in Figs. 8View FIGURE 8 and 10View FIGURE 10; female genitalia not examined. For more description and diagnostic characters, see Kerzhner (1977) and Yasunaga & Schwartz (2015).

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

Host plants. Alnus  spp. ( Betulaceae  ), Juglans  spp. ( Juglandaceae  ), Salix  spp. ( Salicaceae  ), Tilia  spp. and Tilia japonica (Miq.) Simonk  ( Tiliaceae  ) ( Yasunaga & Schwartz, 2015).

Remarks. Yasunaga & Schwartz (2015) recorded this species from Korea based on their field notes. In this paper, we add detailed collection data below.

Material examined. South Korea, Gangwon –do: 1♂, Mt. Hambaeksan, Gohan –eup, Jeongseon –gun, 27.viii.2013, Y. Lee. 

( P. goryeonus  , P. intricatus  , P. longipennis  ). A, Bursa copulatrix (Before dissect posterior wall). B, Bursa copulatrix. B’, Sclerotized ring (from another specimen). C, Posterior wall.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Miridae

Genus

Phytocoris

Loc

Phytocoris pallidicollis Kerzhner, 1977

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

Phytocoris pallidicollis

Yasunaga 2015: 22
Yasunaga 2001: 256
Kerzhner 1999: 158
Schuh 1995: 897
Kerzhner 1977: 10
1995