Microlestria laevis Champion, 1899, Champion, 1899

Forero, Dimitri, 2006, New records of Reduviidae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) from Colombia and other Neotropical countries, Zootaxa 1107, pp. 1-47: 32

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.171458

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Microlestria laevis Champion, 1899
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Microlestria laevis Champion, 1899  

The genus Microlestria Stål, 1872   , has three described species ( Maldonado 1990). Label data show that it is commonly found on debris or near soil. M. laevis   was previously known only from Mexico, Panama, and Brazil (Champion 1899; Maldonado 1990). For the first time, the genus and species are here recorded from Colombia, with an additional locality from Panama ( Fig. 54 View FIGURES 52 – 60 ).

Material examined: COLOMBIA, 1 ɗ, 1 Ψ, Caquetá, P.N.N. Picachos (en trampa Winkler), 1560 m, 23 ­XI­ 1997 [ IAVH]; 1 ɗ, Caquetá, PNN Picachos 02º 47 ' 51 "N 74 º 51 ' 18 "W, manual 1 h No. 8, 1800 m, X­ 1997, F. Escobar & E. González [ IAVH]; 1 Ψ, Caquetá, P.N.N. Picachos 02º 47 ' 51 "N 74 º 51 ' 18 "W, T[rampa].Winkler, 1560 m, 23 ­XI­ 1997, F. Escobar [ IAVH]; 1 ɗ, Caquetá, P.N.N. Picachos 02º 47 ' 51 "N 74 º 51 ' 18 "W, T[rampa]. Winkler, trampa 1, 1560 m, XI­ 1997, F. Escobar [ IAVH]; 1 Ψ, Norte de Santander, Sierra del Perijá, Socorpa mission to finca San José, 1600 m, 17 ­VIII­ 1968, under bark of log, B. Malkin, leg. [ AMNH]. PANAMA, 1 ɗ, Chiriquí, 24 Km NNE San Felix, Cerro Colorado mine, 1300m, 23 ­VI­ 1980 / FMNH # 80 ­ 52, moss, bark, subcortex on trunk, J.Wagner [ FMNH].

IAVH

Instituto de Ivestigacion de los Recursos Biologicos Alexander von Humboldt

AMNH

American Museum of Natural History

FMNH

Field Museum of Natural History