Meganannus lewisi

Weirauch, Christiane, Whorrall, Kyle, Knyshov, Alexander & Hoey-Chamberlain, Rochelle, 2018, Giant among dwarfs: Meganannus lewisi, gen. n. and sp. n., a new genus and species of minute litter bugs from Costa Rica (Hemiptera: Schizopteridae), Zootaxa 4370 (2), pp. 156-170: 163-165

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4370.2.4

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:38F5AF0E-915D-41C0-BAC7-A8D2711BA4FD

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/3AB609F6-8B03-482E-B309-9CAD5FC5A262

taxon LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:act:3AB609F6-8B03-482E-B309-9CAD5FC5A262

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Meganannus lewisi
status

sp. n.

Meganannus lewisi  sp. n.

HTTP://ZOObANK.ORG/NOMENCLATURALACTS/3AB609F6-8B03-482E-B309-9 CAD 5FC5A262 FIGURES 2–10View FIGURE2View FIGURE 3View FIGURE 4View FIGURE 5View FIGURE 6View FIGURE 7View FIGURE8View FIGURE 9View FIGURE 10

Diagnosis. AS IN GENERIC DIAGNOSIS.

Description. AS IN GENERIC DESCRIPTION, FOREWING DARK bROWN WITH CLAVAL SUTURE AND DISTAL PART OF CLAVUS AND DISTAL QUARTER OF bASAL SUbMARGINAL CELL LIGHT YELLOWISH bROWN; TERGITE 8 APPENDAGE OF MALE FORMING ALMOST COMPLETE TUbE WITH DORSAL SLIT-LIKE OPENING PROXIMALLY SEPARATING APPENDAGE INTO POSTERIOR AND ANTERIOR PORTION, ONLY ANTERIOR PORTION FORMING DISTAL PART ENDING IN TWISTED, ROUNDED APEX ( FIGS 6B, C, E, F,HView FIGURE 6, 7EView FIGURE 7, 8A, DView FIGURE8).

Measurements. SEE TAbLE 1.

Etymology. THIS SPECIES IS NAMED IN HONOR OF JIM LEWIS. JIM HASAbout HAS HELPED TO ADVANCE bIODIVERSITY RESEARCH ON HETEROPTERA IN COSTA RICA DURING THE PAST FEW DECADES bY DEDICATED SPECIMEN MOUNTING AND SORTING AT INBIO AND HIS TIRELESS EFFORTS IN STIMULATING RESEARCHERS AROUND THE WORLD TO STUDY THIS ACCUMULATED MATERIAL.

Specimens examined. Holotype: COSTA RICA: LIMON: POCOCI CO.: R.F. CORDILLERA VOLCáNICA CENTRAL, LAS MINAS, 10.18467°N 83.91361°W, 400 M, 0 9 MAY 2012GoogleMaps  – 16 MAY 2012, MALAISE TRAP, W. PORRAS, ♂ (UCR_ENT 00014806) (INBIO).

Paratypes: COSTA RICA: ALAjUELA: SARAPIQUI CO.  : ISLA BONITA, 9.96667°N 84.05000°W, 900 M, 11 JUN 2007GoogleMaps  – 13 JUN 2007, MALAISE TRAP, A. GARCIA, M. MORAGA, M. ZUMbADO, 1♀ (UCR_ENT 00014800) (INBIO). LIMON: POCOCI CO.: R.F. CORDILLERA VOLCáNICA CENTRAL, LAS MINAS, 10.18467°N 83.91361°W, 400 M, 0 2 MAYAbout MAY 2012GoogleMaps  – 09 MAY 2012, Malaise trap, W. Porras, 1♀ (UCR_ENT 00109319) (INBIO); 0 9 May 2012 – 16 May 2012, Malaise trap, W. PORRAS, 3♂ (UCR_ENT 0 0 0 14804, UCR_ENT 0 0 0 14802, UCR_ENT 00014807), 4♀ (UCR_ENT 0 0 0 14805, UCR_ENT 0 0 0 14808, UCR_ENT 0 0 0 14801, UCR_ENT 00014803) (INBIO).

HAS

Funda��o Zoobot�nica do Rio Grande do Sul

MAY

Adygean State University