Cymodema breviceps (Stål, 1874), Spinola, 1837

María C. Melo, Gimena Dellapé, Leonela Olivera, Pablo S. Varela, Sara I. Montemayor & Pablo M. Dellapé, 2017, Diversity of true bugs from Iguazú National Park, Argentina, Check List 13 (5), pp. 479-511: 502

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/13.5.479

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4606452

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Cymodema breviceps (Stål, 1874)
status

 

Cymodema breviceps (Stål, 1874)  ( Fig. 46View Figure 45–48)

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Distribution. Argentina: Buenos Aires and Cor- rientes ( Melo et al. 2004, Dellapé and Carpintero 2012, Dellapé 2014); Bahamas, British Guiana, Cuba, Mexico, Puerto Rico, St Vincent, Trinidad, USA, and Virgin Islands ( Slater 1964).

Material examined. 1♀, XI-1990, D.L. Carpintero coll., PNI0889 (MLP). 

Remarks. First record for Misiones province.

Members of this group are small brownish to yellow and coarsely punctate insects that closely resemble the seeds of the sedges upon which they live. Cymodema  breviceps is the only species of the family recorded from Argentina.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cymidae