Medocostidae, Stys, 1967

Kment, Petr, Baňař, Petr, Bílý, Svatopluk, Pluot-Sigwalt, Dominique, Polhemus, Dan A. & Schuh, Randall T., 2019, In memoriam of Professor Pavel Štys (1933 - 2018): biography, memories, bibliography and list of described taxa, Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae (Acta. Ent. Mus. Natl. Pragae) 59 (2), pp. 351-379: 374

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http://doi.org/ 10.2478/aemnp-2019-0028

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Medocostidae
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Family Medocostidae  

Medocostes Štys, 1967c: 441   . Type species: Medocostes lestoni Štys, 1967   . Gender:masculine (original designation).Current status:Valid taxon (see e.g. KERZHNER 1989, SCHUH & SLATER 1995).

Medocostes carayoni Štys, 1967c:462   . Holotype: ♀, Democratic Republic of the Congo:ʻCongo, Mayidi (alt.approx. 600 m, situated between Léopoldville [= Kinshasa] 4.18 S., 15.18 E. and Thysville   GoogleMaps 5.16 S., 14.53 E. …)’ (MRAC). Current status: Junior subjective synonym of Medocostes lestoni Štys, 1967   ( KERZHNER 1989: 150).

Medocostes lestoni Štys, 1967c: 457   . Holotype: ♀, Ghana: Tafo   GoogleMaps (6.15 N., 0.20 W.)’ (MNHN). Current status: Valid taxon (see KERZHNER 1989) ( Fig. 9 View Fig ).

Medocostidae Štys, 1967c: 439   . Type genus: Medocostes Štys, 1967   . Current status:Valid taxon.Treated as subgroup of the Velocipedidae ( KERZHNER 1971)   , as subfamily of Nabidae   ( CARAYON 1970; KERZHNER 1981, 1989), or recently as valid family (SCHUH & ŠTYS 1991, SCHUH & SLATER 1995, SCHUH et al. 2009, GOSSNER & DAMKEN 2018, YAMADA et al. 2018).