Brontostoma discus ( Burmeister, 1835 ),

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: 481

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/13.5.479

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4606043

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/039F87AE-FD71-FFC1-87E6-FB10FCED68C8

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Brontostoma discus ( Burmeister, 1835 )
status

 

Brontostoma discus ( Burmeister, 1835) 

( Fig. 3View Figure 2–13)

Distribution. Argentina: Chaco, Corrientes, For- mosa, Jujuy, Misiones, Salta, and Santa Fe; Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela ( Wygodzinsky 1951, Dougherty 1995, Forero 2006).

Material examined. 2♂, CIES, 7-XII-2013, light trap, P.M. Dellapé coll., PNI0004-5 (MLP);  3♂, CIES, 8-XII-2013, light trap, P.M. Dellapé coll., PNI0006-8 (MLP). 

Remarks. Although this species is similar to B. nanus, the specimens we have examined are much larger (18.275 mm), with less prominent eyes and shorter anten- niferous tubercles. According to Carpintero (1980) B. nanus is a much smaller species (15.12 mm), with much more protruding eyes and longer antenniferous tubercles.