TINGIDAE Laporte, 1833

Guilbert, Éric, 2005, Morphology and evolution of larval outgrowths of Tingidae (Insecta, Heteroptera), with description of new larvae, Zoosystema 27 (1), pp. 95-113: 97

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5397369

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/8D1C878D-AB4A-FFE6-0F43-A81805B8F9C9

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scientific name

TINGIDAE Laporte, 1833
status

 

Family TINGIDAE Laporte, 1833   Subfamily TINGINAE Laporte, 1833   Tribe TINGINI Laporte, 1833  

Amblystira peltogyne Drake & Hambleton, 1935   ( Figs 1 View FIG ; 2 View FIG )

MATERIAL EXAMINED. — Brazil. Espirito Santo state, Res. de Linhares, CVRD ( Companhia Vale do Rio Doce ), 40 km NNE Linhares, xerophytic semi-deciduous forest, 19°09’47.1”S, 40°01’16.6”W (Sta1), 15.X.1999, É. Guilbert rec., 5 fifth instars ( MNHN) GoogleMaps   ; 36 km NNE Linhares, semi-deciduous forest (selective extraction), fragment “ Mun. de Sooretama ”, 19°11’20.2”S, 40°06’54.3”W, 17.X.1999, É. Guilbert rec., 5 fifth instars ( MNHN) GoogleMaps   .

DESCRIPTION

Body brown fuscous to black, exuvial suture yellowish; legs and antennae whitish except the half apical part of the last antennal segment. No cuticular projection on the body surface, except at base of tubercles; no pilosity on the body surface. Body length, 1.80; width, 0.83.

Head armed with five tubercles; a frontal pair of short, straight tubercles, rounded at the apex and ended by several setae; a median tubercle and an occipital pair of tubercles, curved forwards, long and slender, ended also by several setae at the apex. Antennae long and slender, with some scarce long hairs; antennal segment measurements: I, 0.07; II, 0.07; III, 0.67; IV, 0.5.

Pronotum glabrous, without any tubercle.

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Tingidae