Leptocimex spectans, Lent, 1941, Lent, 1941

Iorio, Osvaldo Di, 2012, The bat bugs (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) from Argentina: geographic distributions, hosts, and new records, Zootaxa 3349, pp. 48-55 : 53

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.212766

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6493661

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/33236103-B353-FFC8-FF54-4700FDB7FB22

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Leptocimex spectans
status

 

Latrocimex spectans ( Lent, 1941)

Noctilio leporinus (Linnaeus, 1758) [ Noctilionidae ]

ARGENTINA: Corrientes: Arroyo San Lorenzo y Ruta 12, aprox. 4 km N San Lorenzo, 26 -IV- 2004, D. Ortiz, R Ovejero, P. Capllonch & R Lobo leg., 3 males, # 7262 [ FIML], on bat ( Autino et al. 2009).

Further records

Noctilio leporinus (Linnaeus, 1758) [ Noctilionidae ]

TRINIDAD: Vega de Oropouche [= Oropouche Lagoon], Avocat, 16 -X- 1957, T.G.H. Aitken leg., 1 male, 1 female, in hollow mangrove tree inhabited by the bats; Manzanilla Norte, 20 -III- 1957, T.G.H. Aitken leg., 1 male, same conditions [hollow mangrove tree inhabited by bats] ( Usinger 1966); BRAZIL: Mato Grosso: Fazenda Limoeiro, Rio São Francisco, 18 -VIII- 1936, M. Cavalcanti Proença leg., 1 male Holotype [ IOC], 1 female Allotype [ IOC], 4 males Paratypes [ IOC], in nest in a hollow fallen tree ( Lent 1941), = 1 male Paratype, 1 female Paratype, in Col. Usinger [ EMEC] ( Usinger 1966); Paraná: Guaratuba Bay (25 º 50 ’ S, 48 º 34 ’ W), exx. not stated [probably PJSM], on bat ( Moura et al. 2003).

Note 1: In the introduction, Lent (1941) mentions 4 males, 1 female, and nymphs. Note 2: Until now, L. spectans seems to be exclusively associated to Noctilio leporinus in all of its geographic range ( Trinidad; Brazil; Argentina).

IOC

Colecao de Culturas de Fungos do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz

EMEC

Essig Museum of Entomology

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cimicidae

Genus

Leptocimex