Emesinae,

Tatarnic, Nikolai J. & Cassis, Gerasimos, 2011, The thread-legged bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Reduviidae: Emesinae) of Lord Howe and Norfolk Islands, Zootaxa 2967, pp. 21-43: 23

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.207009

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/0380DD79-1A6C-B15A-FF6E-024BD1DEFCE9

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Plazi

scientific name

Emesinae
status

 

Key to Emesinae  species of Norfolk Island

1. Apterous species; medium sized (12–13 mm), yellow and brown in colour (see Wygodzinsky 1966: Fig. 159 A –P)............................................................................................... Leaylia norfolkiana 

- Winged species; size and colour variable................................................................... 2

2. Pronotum with elongate, petiolate modification (see Wygodzinsky 1966: 366, Fig. 98 E); forewing with three closed cells (dis- cal and divided basal cell; Wygodzinsky 1966: 366, Fig. 98 J)................................. Stenolemus fraterculus 

- Pronotum subrectangulate, without modification; forewing with discal cell alone ( Fig. 8View FIGURE 8 A)........................... 3

3. Small species (ca. 5 mm); forewings patterned throughout (see Tatarnic et al. 2011: Fig. 16 A); pronotum not divided posteri- orly into short, elevated discal lobe................................................... Empicoris rubromaculatus 

- Large species (~ 9 mm); forewings darkened basally, weakly patterned apically ( Fig. 8View FIGURE 8 A); pronotum divided posteriorly into short, elevated lobe ( Fig. 8View FIGURE 8 B)................................................................. Ploiaria weiri