Ocyochterus Drake & Gómez-Menor, Drake & Gomez-Menor, 1954

Polhemus, Dan A., 2021, Two new species of Ocyochterus (Heteroptera: Ochteridae) from Ecuador and Panama, Zootaxa 4958 (1), pp. 34-44: 35

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4958.1.5

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http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4692966

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Ocyochterus Drake & Gómez-Menor
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Key to the species of Ocyochterus Drake & Gómez-Menor  

1 Hemelytra with a narrow, creamy white fascia running transversely across each hemelytron from the posterior margin of the embolium to the apex of the clavus ( Fig. 1 View FIGURES 1–4 ); pronotum, clavus and inner corium lacking pruinose markings; lateral pronotal and embolar margins broadly marked with pale yellow along their entire lengths ( Fig. 1 View FIGURES 1–4 ); Ecuador ( Fig. 21 View FIGURE 21 )... O. victor   (Bolívar)

- Hemelytra lacking a transverse pale fascia ( Figs. 2–4 View FIGURES 1–4 ); pronotum and hemelytra including clavus and inner corium bearing scattered large, linear bluish pruinose markings along inner basal clavus and inner margins of lateral pronotal flanges ( Figs. 2–4 View FIGURES 1–4 ); lateral pronotal and embolar margins bearing only limited yellow patches anterolaterally ( Figs. 3, 4 View FIGURES 1–4 ), or such yellow markings lacking ( Fig. 2 View FIGURES 1–4 ); Panama to Ecuador ( Fig. 21 View FIGURE 21 )............................................................... 2

2 Dorsal ground coloration black with metallic red overtones ( Fig. 4 View FIGURES 1–4 ); lateral pronotum and base of clavus bearing large, elongate, bluish pruinose markings ( Fig. 4 View FIGURES 1–4 ); lateral pronotal and embolar margins bearing yellow markings anterolaterally ( Fig. 4 View FIGURES 1–4 ); body form elongate ovate, slightly tapering posteriorly ( Fig. 4 View FIGURES 1–4 ); frons when viewed anteriorly lacking dark yellow patches along ventral portions of inner eye margins ( Fig. 8 View FIGURES 5–8 ); Colombia and Ecuador ( Fig. 21 View FIGURE 21 )....... O. irmae D. Polhemus & J. Polhemus  

- Dorsal ground coloration dark brown to black ( Figs. 2, 3 View FIGURES 1–4 ); pronotum and hemelytra bearing scattered irregular pale blue to lavender pruinose markings ( Figs. 2, 3 View FIGURES 1–4 ), but lacking linear pale blue markings; lateral pronotal and embolar margins lacking yellow markings anteromedially, bearing at most a few small, scattered dark yellow patches ( Figs. 2, 3 View FIGURES 1–4 ); body form broadly ovate, rotund, not tapering posteriorly ( Figs. 2, 3 View FIGURES 1–4 ); frons when viewed anteriorly bearing dark yellow patches along ventral portions of inner eye margins ( Figs. 5, 6 View FIGURES 5–8 ); Ecuador or Panama ( Fig. 21 View FIGURE 21 ).......................................... 3

3 Pronotum and embolar margin lacking dark yellow patches ( Fig. 2 View FIGURES 1–4 ); frons dark metallic green ( Fig. 5 View FIGURES 5–8 ); male right paramere with raised transverse ridge near midpoint of distal arm, apex of distal arm not expanded ( Fig. 12 View FIGURES 9–14 ); male proctiger elongate trapezoidal ( Fig. 10 View FIGURES 9–14 ); Ecuador ( Fig. 21 View FIGURE 21 )........................................................ O. graziae   n. sp.

- Pronotum and embolar margin bearing scattered dark yellow patches ( Fig. 3 View FIGURES 1–4 ); frons dark metallic blue ( Fig. 6 View FIGURES 5–8 ); male right paramere lacking a raised transverse ridge on distal arm, apex of distal arm slightly expanded and spatulate ( Fig. 18 View FIGURES 15–20 ); male proctiger roughly triangular ( Fig. 16 View FIGURES 15–20 ); Panama ( Fig. 21 View FIGURE 21 )................................................. O. gilloglyi   n. sp.