Gonocerus imitator Reuter, 1891

Kment, Petr & Jindra, Zdeněk, 2005, New and interesting records of true bugs (Heteroptera) from Turkey, southeastern Europe, Near and Middle East, Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 45, pp. 3-16: 11

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4503509

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4503472

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/038C8789-4A5C-7D79-FE1C-FD91FF488B09

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Felipe

scientific name

Gonocerus imitator Reuter, 1891
status

 

Gonocerus imitator Reuter, 1891  

Material examined. TURKEY mer.: İÇEL (= Mersin) province, Erdemli (36°37′N 34°19′E) env., limestone hill above the city on the road to Karakeşti, maquis, sweeping, 27.iv.2004, 1 ♁, I. Malenovský lgt., P. Kment det. ( PKPC). TURKEY mer. occ.: MUĞLA province, Ölüdeniz near Fethyie, 8.v.1991, 2 ♁♁, Z. Jindra lgt. et det. ( ZJPC).

REUTER (1891) described this Holomediterranean species as G. insidiator   F. var. imitator   from Nikaria (= Ikaría Island, Greece). PUTON (1895) described a synonym, G. Carreti Puton, 1895, from Algeria (Gouraya). It is distributed in Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (Napoli, Sardinia), Portugal, Spain (incl. Mallorca); Algeria, Canary Islands, Libya, Madeira, Morocco, Tunisia; Cyprus and Israel ( REUTER 1891; PUTON 1895; VIDAL 1937; MANCINI 1942; LINNAVUORI 1960; SIENKIEWICZ 1964; RIBES 1965; VÁZQUEZ & MONTSERRAT 1978; HEISS 1985; VÁZQUEZ 1986, 1987; HEISS & BÁEZ 1992; MOULET 1995; CARAPEZZA 1997, 1998). It lives exclusively on Pistacia lentiscus   L. ( Anacardiaceae   ) ( LINNAVUORI 1960, RIBES 1965, VÁZQUEZ & MONTSERRAT 1979, MOULET 1995), which is a typical shrub of Mediterranean maquis. New species for Turkey.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Coreidae

Genus

Gonocerus