Oebalus poecilus ( Dallas, 1851 ),

Barros, Lurdiana D., Paim, Marcelo R., Krein, Verônica, Carabajal, Victor, Brandão, Marcela N., Bernardes, Paula De O. & Lindner, Mariana F., 2021, Illustrated guide to Pentatominae (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) species associated with the four main grain crops in Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil, Zootaxa 4958 (1), pp. 430-478: 463-464

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4958.1.27

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4692255

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scientific name

Oebalus poecilus ( Dallas, 1851 )
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Oebalus poecilus ( Dallas, 1851) 

( Figs 96–97View FIGURES 96–97)

Mormidea poecila Dallas, 1851: 55  .

Oebalus rufescens Haglund, 1868  .

Mormidea (Mormidea) exigua Berg, 1891: 239  .

Mormidea (Mormidea) poecila: Pennington, 1920: 7  .

Solubea poecila: Sailer, 1944: 121  .

Oebalus poecilus: Quintanilla et al., 1976: 125  .

Material studied. Eldorado do Sul : 1♂, Fazenda Minuano, 16.VIII.1989, Aner, U. leg. ( UFRG)  . Guaíba : 2♂, Km 9, BR 116, 08.XI.1985, M. C. Del Vecchio leg., J. Grazia det. ( UFRG)  . Tapes : 1♂, XI.1963, M. Becker det. 1967 ( UFRG)  . Rio Grande : 2♂, Estação Ecológica do Taim, 17.III.1982, J. Grazia leg. ( UFRG)  .

Diagnostic features. Body elongate, dorsal surface ferruginous to dark castaneous, with one pair of pale yellow callosities on pronotum, three on scutellum and one at the apex of corium radial vein ( Fig. 96View FIGURES 96–97). Mandibular plates subequal to clypeus and rounded apically. Pronotum sloping. Anterolateral margins of pronotum concave. Humeral angles with variable development, from weakly produced to forming an acute spine, directed laterally ( Fig. 96View FIGURES 96–97). Body length: 7.00–10.00 mm.

Recorded host plants. Canola ( Bianchi et al. 2019), rice, soybean and wheat ( Grazia 1977; Link & Grazia 1987; Kishino & Alves 1994; Panizzi 2008a).

Distribution in Rio Grande do Sul. Eldorado do Sul, Guaíba, Passo Fundo, Pelotas, Rio Grande, Santa Maria and Tapes ( Fig. 97View FIGURES 96–97).

Comments. This species is known as the small rice stink bug. Comparisons between this species and O. ypsilongriseus  are written in the latter’s comments section.

UFRG

Instituto de Biologia

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Pentatomidae

Genus

Oebalus

Loc

Oebalus poecilus ( Dallas, 1851 )

Barros, Lurdiana D., Paim, Marcelo R., Krein, Verônica, Carabajal, Victor, Brandão, Marcela N., Bernardes, Paula De O. & Lindner, Mariana F. 2021
2021
Loc

Oebalus poecilus:

Quintanilla, R. H. & Margheritis, A. E. & Rizzo, H. F. 1976: 125
1976
Loc

Solubea poecila:

Sailer, R. I. 1944: 121
1944
Loc

Mormidea (Mormidea) poecila:

Pennington, M. S. 1920: 7
1920
Loc

Mormidea (Mormidea) exigua

Berg, C. 1891: 239
1891
Loc

Mormidea poecila

Dallas, W. S. 1851: 55
1851