Chelycoris lethierry ( Montandon, 1895 ),

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: 501

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Chelycoris lethierry ( Montandon, 1895 )


Chelycoris lethierry ( Montandon, 1895)  ( Fig. 43View Figure 38–44)

Distribution. Argentina: Córdoba, Salta, and Tucumán; Brazil, Peru and Uruguay ( Barcellos et al. 2014, Eger et al. 2015).

Material examined. 1♂, XI-1944, M. Birabén coll., PNI0821 (MLP). 

Remarks. First record for Misiones province.

This species can be distinguished by its elongate oval body of about 11 mm or more, and the shape of the pygo- phore (Eger pers. com.).