Rhyssocephala splendens (Blanchard, 1840)

Castro-Huertas, Valentina, Grazia, Jocelia, Forero, Dimitri, Fernández, Fernando & Schwertner, Cristiano F., 2022, Stink bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) of Colombia: An annotated checklist of species, Zootaxa 5097 (1), pp. 1-88 : 52

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5097.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:22D34955-4764-495D-8CD0-13ED18712C93

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6037314

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/257B8D38-FFE2-FFDF-FF3E-FEEBEBAEFD2E

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scientific name

Rhyssocephala splendens (Blanchard, 1840)
status

 

Rhyssocephala splendens (Blanchard, 1840) [ Fig. 79 View FIGURES 64‒79 ]

Distribution. Mexico to northwestern South America.

Distribution in Colombia. Boyacá, Cundinamarca, Huila, Magdalena, Risaralda, and Valle del Cauca.

Remarks. Rhyssocephala splendens has the dorsal surface of the head bicolorous, metallic green basally becoming orange to red distally at least on the apices of the mandibular plates.

References. Rider 1991.

Examined material. COLOMBIA: 1♂, 1♀, Cundinamarca, San Agustín, Chaguaní, 10 iv 1974, H. León & C. Barbosa / ICN _077410 ( ICN); Vía a Girardot, km 108, Centro vacacional “El Abanico” Asmedas, 330 m, viii 1991, R . O. / MPUJ _ ENT 0018131 ( MPUJ _ ENT) ; 1♀, Risaralda, La Suiza, 1910 m, 23 iii 1992, Aguilar & Guerrero / MPUJ _ ENT 0018130 ( MPUJ _ ENT) ; 1♀, Valle del Cauca, Tuluá, Mateguadua, Jardín Botánico Juan María Céspedes, 1100 m, 04.02913° N, 76.166981° W, 24-31 viii 1996, D. Forero / MPUJ _ ENT 0010701 ( MPUJ _ ENT); GoogleMaps L. Barragán / MPUJ _ ENT 0018132 ( MPUJ _ ENT) GoogleMaps .

ICN

Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Museo de Historia Natural

R

Departamento de Geologia, Universidad de Chile

ENT

Ministry of Natural Resources

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Pentatomidae

Genus

Rhyssocephala