Nezara robusta Distant, 1898

Ferrari, Augusto, Schwertner, Cristiano Feldens & Grazia, Jocelia, 2010, Review, cladistic analysis and biogeography of Nezara Amyot & Serville (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), Zootaxa 2424, pp. 1-41 : 34

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https://doi.org/ doi:10.11646/zootaxa.2424.1.1

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https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5671089

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Nezara robusta Distant, 1898
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Nezara robusta Distant, 1898

( Fig. 2 View FIGURE 2 E View FIGURE 2 , 3 H View FIGURE 3 , 5 View FIGURE 5 , 6A–B View FIGURE 6 , 7 K View FIGURE 7 , 8 K View FIGURE 8 , 9 K View FIGURE 9 , 11 O–P View FIGURE 11 , 16 K View FIGURE 16 , 18 F View FIGURE 18 )

Nezara robusta Distant, 1898: 307 ; Kirkaldy, 1909: 121; Freeman, 1940: 362 Nezara congo Schouteden, 1905: 54 –55 . (syn. by Freeman, 1946) Nezara robusta var. virescens Freeman, 1940: 363

Nezara robusta var. thoracica Freeman, 1940: 363

Diagnosis. Thorax: transverse parallel lines of punctures on pronotum present ( Fig. 2 View FIGURE 2 E View FIGURE 2 ), shared with N. niamensis and N. immaculata ; ostiolar ruga auriculate, conspicuous. Abdomen: margins of connexivum with red band, sometimes extended along margins of corium and pronotum, shared with N. niamensis and N. immculata . Male: ventral rim of pygophore with brims reduced, not continuous at mid line, with a bifid projection ( Fig. 8 View FIGURE 8 K View FIGURE 8 ), as in N. immaculata ; paramere trilobate, median lobe carinate ( Fig. 8 View FIGURE 8 K View FIGURE 8 ), as in N. immaculata . Female: posterior margins with gonocoxites 8 straight; basal half of laterotergites 9 laterally concave and medially convex ( Fig. 16 View FIGURE 16 K View FIGURE 16 ).

Material examined: Nezara robusta Distant, 1898 Holotype female (♀ BMNH) with labels: a) Type H.T. b) robusta Dist c) Salisbury Mashonaland (S. Marshall) d) Distant Coll. 1911 - 383. CONGO: (Dem. Republic), Nyasaland: Kambove , Neave , 3.IV. 1907, “ type ” of Nezara robusta var. thoracica Freeman ( ♀ BMNH); TANZANIA: Tanganyika, Ilonga I.A.D. Robertson , 17.X. 1967 (1 ♀ BMNH); Lake Rukwa Area , 3700 ft., D.G. MacInnes (Kenya Nati. -Mus.Exchange) (1 ♀ NMNH); Kilossa, T.T., Loveridge (1 ♀ AMNH). MALAWI: Nyasaland, Dedza, 5300ft, Dr. G.A.K. Marshall, VIII. 1929 (in Dracaena ) (13 — BMNH); Nyasaland, Zomba Plateaou , A. Loveridge, 2–12.IX. 1948 (1 ♀ 13 — AMNH). ZIMBABWE: Umtali, Distant, 1911 (1 ♀ BMNH).

BMNH

United Kingdom, London, The Natural History Museum [formerly British Museum (Natural History)]

NMNH

USA, Washington D.C., National Museum of Natural History, [formerly, United States National Museum]

AMNH

USA, New York, New York, American Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Pentatomidae

Genus

Nezara

Loc

Nezara robusta Distant, 1898

Ferrari, Augusto, Schwertner, Cristiano Feldens & Grazia, Jocelia 2010
2010
Loc

Nezara robusta var. thoracica

Freeman 1940: 363
1940
Loc

Nezara robusta

Freeman 1940: 362
Freeman 1940: 363
Kirkaldy 1909: 121
Schouteden 1905: 54
Distant 1898: 307
1898