Psorus paraensis, Fernandes,Grazia & Lobo, 2008

Fernandes, José Antônio M., Grazia, Jocelia & Lobo, Deise S., 2008, Revision of the genus Psorus Bergroth, 1914 (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae: Discocephalinae), Zootaxa 1696, pp. 48-56 : 51-52

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.1696.1.4

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6228018

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/038E87F5-3F5C-346D-46B9-FAC3B705CA60

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scientific name

Psorus paraensis
status

sp. nov.

Psorus paraensis sp. nov.

( Figs. 4–11 View FIGURES 4 – 6 View FIGURES 7 – 11 )

Etymology: the species is named for the type locality.

Type-locality: Brazil: Pará, Belém.

Holotype male with the following labels: a) BRAZIL, Pará, 5 km East of Belém, 22.VIII. 1973 b) R. T. Schuh ( MPEG) . Paratypes: 2 females and 2 males, same data as holotype ( AMNH, UFRG) ; Belém, female, 16.I. 1963, Pirelli, col. Duret 788 / 93 ( MNHN) .

Description. Measurements. Body length: 13.0– 15.2; head length: 2.8–3.7; head width: 3.2–3.7; pronotum width: 8.5–9.5; pronotum length: 2.7–3.2; abdominal width: 8.8–10.5.

Male. Dorsal rim of pygophore with median third slightly convex. Median margins of posterolateral angles of pygophore conspicuously angulated before apex. Proctiger (segment X) a little shorter than posterolateral angles of pygophore; apex of process of ventral wall truncate. Parameres more visible from dorsal side; in ventral view surpassing middle of proctiger ( Figs. 4–5 View FIGURES 4 – 6 ). Lateral margin of parameres indented ( Fig. 7 View FIGURES 7 – 11 ). Phallus: phallotheca with three times and a half the length of vesica ( Figs. 8–10 View FIGURES 7 – 11 )

Female. Posterior margins of gonocoxites 8 uniformly rounded. Folded areas along lateral margins of gonocoxites 8 and median margins of laterotergites 8 covered by gonocoxites 8 ( Fig. 6 View FIGURES 4 – 6 ). Basal half of pars

intermedialis with twice diameter of distal half. Diameter of ductus receptaculi before and after vesicular area almost the same (Fig. 11).

Distribution. Brazil: Pará State.

MPEG

Brazil, Para, Belem, Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi

AMNH

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

UFRG

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

MNHN

France, Paris, Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

MPEG

Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi

AMNH

American Museum of Natural History

UFRG

Instituto de Biologia

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Pentatomidae

Genus

Psorus