Tynacantha cuprea Brugnera & Grazia,

Brugnera, Ricardo, Campos, Luiz Alexandre & Grazia, Jocelia, 2019, Revision of Tynacantha Dallas with description of two new species (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomidae: Asopinae), Zootaxa 4656 (3), pp. 445-458: 453-454

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4656.3.3

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scientific name

Tynacantha cuprea Brugnera & Grazia
status

sp. nov.

Tynacantha cuprea Brugnera & Grazia  sp. nov.

( Figures 13–15View FIGURES 7–18, 29–33View FIGURES 19–33, 40–42View FIGURES 34–45, 49–51View FIGURES 46–53, 55View FIGURES 54–56)

Holotype ♂, BRAZIL, Pará, Belém, UFPA, 15.XI.2013 ( MZUSP)  . Paratypes: 1 ♂ 1 ♀, BRAZIL, Pará, Belém, CEPLAC ( UFRG)  . 1 ♀, BRAZIL, Pará, Belém, CEPLAC ( MZUSP)  .

Diagnosis. Dorsal coloration light brown, scutellum with a calloused, crescent-like pale spot; punctures deep and close to each other; intersegmental areas of connexivum light brown ( Figs 13–15View FIGURES 7–18); inner branch of parameres slightly longer than outer branch ( Fig. 32View FIGURES 19–33); sutural margins of gonocoxites VIII juxtaposed; posterior margins of gonocoxites VIII almost rectilinear ( Figs 49–50View FIGURES 46–53); capsula seminalis distinctly longer than pars intermedialis ( Fig. 51View FIGURES 46–53).

Measurements. Total length, ♀ 11.96 ± 0.12 (11.84–12.08) ♂ 10.36 ± 0.28 (10.08–10.64); width of abdomen across segment III, ♀ missing ♂ 4.98 ± 0.02 (4.96–5.00); head: length, ♀ 2.14 ± 0.02 (2.12–2.16) ♂ 2.04 ± 0.04 (2.00–2.08); width, 2.14 ± 0.02 (2.12–2.16) ♂ 2.04 ± 0.04 (2.00–2.08); pronotum: length, ♀ 2.66 ± 0.14 (2.52–2.80) ♂ 2.28 ± 0.12 (2.16–2.40); width, ♀ 6.04 ± 0.20 (5.84–6.24) ♂ 5.32 ± 0.12 (5.20–5.44); scutellum: length, ♀ 4.28 ± 0.12 (4.16–4.40) ♂ 3.50 ± 0.10 (3.40–3.60); width, ♀ 3.92 ± 0.12 (3.80–4.04) ♂ 3.12 ± 0.08 (3.04–3.20); length of antennal segments: I, ♀ 0.34 ± 0.02 (0.32–0.36) ♂ 0.34 ± 0.02 (0.32–0.36); II, ♀ 1.54 ± 0.10 (1.44–1.64) ♂ 1.52 ± 0.04 (1.48–1.56); III, ♀ 1.38 ± 0.10 (1.28–1.48) ♂ 1.30 ± 0.02 (1.28–1.32); IV, ♀ missing ♂ 1.40; V, ♀ missing ♂ 1.44; length of labial segments: I, ♀ 1.46 ± 0.06 (1.40–1.52) ♂ 1.34 ± 0.06 (1.28–1.40); II, ♀ 1.92 ± 0.08 (1.84– 2.00) ♂ 1.80; III, ♀ 1.00 ± 0.00 (1.00–1.00) ♂ 0.98 ± 0.02 (0.96–1.00); VI, ♀ 0.80 ♂ 0.76 ± 0.04 (0.72–0.80).

Etymology. From cupreus (Latin), in reference to the coppery color of dorsal surface.

Distribution. BRAZIL (Pará) ( Fig. 55View FIGURES 54–56).

MZUSP

MZUSP

UFRG

Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Instituto de Biologia

MZUSP

Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo

UFRG

Instituto de Biologia