Zeugomantispa virescens (Rambur, 1842)

Alvim, Breno Ganns Chaves, Machado, Renato Jose Pires & Krolow, Tiago Kütter, 2019, Mantidflies (Neuroptera, Mantispidae) from Tocantins state (Brazil): distribution and identification key, Check List 15 (2), pp. 275-285: 284-285

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/15.2.275

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A487B4-4067-FFB6-47F3-B81DFE4C044B

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scientific name

Zeugomantispa virescens (Rambur, 1842)
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Zeugomantispa virescens (Rambur, 1842) 

Diagnosis. This species has the body predominantly green, pronotum longer than broad with setae present throughout its entire length and arising from distinctive bumps, wings hyaline with pterostigma green and foreleg with 2 pretarsal claws.

Examined material. Brazil, Tocantins, Pium, Centro de Pesquisa Canguçu, 09°58'44.4" S, 050°02'13.1" W, 13– 18.v.2016, Krolow, T.K. & Equipe leg. (3♂ 1♀ CEUFT ); Brazil , Tocantins, Pium, Centro de Pesquisa Canguçu , 09°58'44.4" S, 050°02'13.1" W, 7–10.iii.2016, Krolow, T.K. & Equipe leg. (1♂ CEUFT ) ; Brazil , Tocantins, Pium, Centro de Pesquisa Canguçu , 09°58'44.4" S, 050°02'13.1" W, 30.iii.2017, Alvim, B.C.G. leg. (1♀ CEUFT ) . GoogleMaps 

Pesquisa Canguçu, 09°58'44.4" S, 050°02'13.1" W, 13– 18.v.2016, Krolow, T.K. & Equipe leg. (3♂ 1♀ CEUFT); Brazil, Tocantins, Pium, Centro de Pesquisa Canguçu , 09°58'44.4" S, 050°02'13.1" W, 7–10.iii.2016, Krolow, T.K. & Equipe leg. (1♂ CEUFT)GoogleMaps  ; Brazil, Tocantins, Pium, Centro de Pesquisa Canguçu , 09°58'44.4" S, 050°02'13.1" W, 30.iii.2017, Alvim, B.C.G. leg. (1♀ CEUFT)GoogleMaps  .

Distribution. USA, Mexico, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Guiana, French Guyana, Argentina, Ecuador, Peru, Surinam, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay and Brazil: Amazonas, Pará, Goiás, Distrito Federal, Minas Gerais, Espírito Santo, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Paraná, and Santa Catarina ( Machado and Martins 2018, Ardila-Camacho et al. 2018).

New records. Tocantins: Pium municipality.

Comments. As in Z. compellens, preserved specimens of Z. virescens tend to become light-yellow or whitish with time, and the use of male genitalia for identification purposes are usually needed.

CEUFT

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