Montina Amyot & Serville, 1843

Gil-Santana, Hélcio R., 2019, New records, taxonomic notes, and the description of a new species of Reduviidae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) from Ecuador, Zootaxa 4613 (3), pp. 502-520: 516

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4613.3.5

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http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4513676

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Montina Amyot & Serville, 1843
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Genus Montina Amyot & Serville, 1843  

The genus Montina Amyot & Serville, 1843   currently includes ten species ( Maldonado 1990). Stål (1872) separated Montina lobata Stål, 1859   and M. sinuosa ( Lepeletier & Serville, 1825)   from other species of Montina   based on the connexival margins from third to fifth (actually, segments IV–VI) abdominal segments which are distinctly enlarged as rounded lobes ( Fig. 35 View FIGURES 32–37 ) (versus with at most prominent posterolateral corners in the other species of the genus). In relation to Ecuador, besides some records of unidentified species of Montina   , the only species recorded at this country was Montina fumosa (Stål, 1866) ( Froeschner 1981)   . Therefore, the two species cited here are new records to Ecuador.