Polauchenia,

Gil-Santana, Hélcio R. & Ferreira, Rodrigo Lopes, 2017, A new species of Dohrnemesa and a new species of Polauchenia from Brazil (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Reduviidae: Emesinae), Zootaxa 4338 (2), pp. 201-240: 238

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4338.2.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:6043549C-C784-4EAF-9BC6-E009027B4F47

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/37738795-C731-FFE2-45F4-FB1DFA6FF91E

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Polauchenia
status

 

Key for the species of PoLauchenia  , modified from Wygodzinsky (1966)

1. Postocular region of the head with a median spine, besides a pair of lateral spined tubercles...... unicornis Maldonado, 1968 

- Postocular region of the head without a median spine, with or without a pair of lateral spined or rounded tubercles........ 2

2. Petiole of pronotum quite longer, at least 1.5 times as long as the fore lobe........................................ 3

- Petiole of pronotum little, if any longer than fore lobe......................................................... 5

3. Petiole of pronotum approximately 1.5 times as long as the fore lobe; length 14 mm ............. P. paraprotentor  sp. nov.

- Petiole of pronotum at least twice longer than the length of fore lobe; length 15 mm or longer.........................4

4. Length 17.5 mm; females (males unknown) brachypterous, the forewing reaching at about middle of abdomen........................................................................................ marcapata Wygodzinsky, 1966 

- Length not more than 15 mm; humeri spined; female slightly brachypterous, forewing reaching far posterior to the middle of abdomen............................................................... .. protentor McAtee & Malloch, 1925 

5. Length 11 mm; postocular region of the head without projections, spines of scutellum and metanotum yellowish........................................................................................ schubarti Wygodzinsky, 1950 

- Length 16 mm; postocular region of the head with a pair of spined conical tubercles; spines of scutellum blackish................................................................................. biannulata McAtee & Malloch, 1925