Ambrysus buenoi Usinger

Reynoso-Velasco, Daniel & Sites, Robert W., 2018, Revision of the Ambrysus pulchellus Montandon species complex (Heteroptera: Nepomorpha: Naucoridae), Zootaxa 4442 (3), pp. 351-377: 353-356

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Ambrysus buenoi Usinger
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Ambrysus buenoi Usinger 

( FIGs. 1–2View FIGURE 1View FIGURE 2)

A. buenoi Usinger 1946  : Univ. Kans. Sci. Bull., 31: 199–200 (original description).

A. buenoi: De Carlo 1950  , An. Soc. Cient. Argent., 150: 12 (species list, distribution).

A. buenoi: La Rivers 1951  , Univ. Calif. Publ. Entomol., 8: 310–312, 336 (supplemental description, habitus photo).

A. buenoi: La Rivers 1953a  , Univ. Kans. Sci. Bull., 35: 1284, 1287, 1309–1311, 1342–1343 (key, excerpt from supplemental description, habitus photo).

A. buenoi: La Rivers 1953b  , Wasmann J. Biol., 11: 94 (morphology).

A. buenoi: La Rivers 1965  , Biol. Soc. Nev. Occas. Pap., 4: 5 (subgeneric assignment, distribution).

A. buenoi: La Rivers 1971  , Biol. Soc. Nev. Mem., 2: 66 (species list).

A. buenoi: Polhemus & Polhemus 1988  , Catal., p. 523 (species list).

A. buenoi: Sites 1991  , Southwest. Nat., 36: 357 (distribution).

A. buenoi: Davis 1996  , Southwest. Nat., 41: 3–7, 9, 14, 22, 24 (key, supplemental description, distribution, biology).

Diagnosis. ThIs spEcIEs cAN bE dIsTINGuIshEd fROm ThE OThER spEcIEs IN ThE cOmpLEx by ThE fEmALEs wITh ThE pOsTERIOR mARGIN Of ThE SGP wITh A wIdE cENTRAL cONcAvITy ANd sLENdER pOsTEROLATERAL cORNERs pROjEcTEd pOsTERIORLy ( FIG. 1F View Figure ). ThE LATERAL mARGINs Of ThE SGP ARE NOTAbout NOT REfLExEd dORsALLy ANd ThE pOsTERIOR mARGIN Of LATEROsTERNITE VI Is ALmOsT sTRAIGhT ( FIG. 1F View Figure ). MALEs Of A. buenoi  pREsENT ThE AGP wITh A sLENdER bAsAL hALf ANd AN ALmOsT uNIfORmLy wIdENEd dIsTAL hALf ThAT TApERs TO AN ObTusE ApEx ( FIG. 1B View Figure ). ThE psEudOpARAmEREs hAvE A mEdIAL cONvExITy ANd TApER TO A pOINTEd ApIcAL LObE ( FIG. 1C View Figure ). ThE scuTELLum Is usuALLy A NEARLy uNIfORm LIGhT OR mEdIum bROwN cOLOR pATTERN.

Discussion. ThIs spEcIEs wAs dEscRIbEd bAsEd ON A sERIEs Of ONLy fOuR spEcImENs fROm ThE sOuThERN UNITEd STATEs. LA RIvERs (1951) INdIcATEd ThAT ThE fEmALE ALLOTypE ANd TwO mORE pARATypEs wERE dEpOsITEd IN ThE R. L. UsINGER cOLLEcTION. ThE ALLOTypE Is cuRRENTLy hOusEd AT ThE EMECAbout EMEC, whEREAs ThE OThER TwO pARATypEs ARE IN ThE cOLLEcTION Of ThE USNMAbout USNM. ThE spEcImEN dEsIGNATEd by UsINGER As ThE hOLOTypE bORE A LAbEL ORIGINALLy IdENTIfyING ThE spEcImEN As Ambrysus mexicanus  MONTANdON. BEcAusE ThIs spEcImEN hAd bEEN IdENTIfIEd by J. R. dE LA TORRE- BuENO, UsINGER NAmEd ThE spEcIEs AfTER hIm. EvEN ThOuGh LA RIvERs (1951) ExAmINEd A mALE spEcImEN (NOw AT EMECAbout EMEC) ANd pROvIdEd ThE chARAcTERIsTIcs Of ThE AGP, hE dId NOTAbout NOT ILLusTRATE ThE sTRucTuRE IN hIs wORK ON ThE Ambrysus Of  MExIcO (LA RIvERs 1953A). IT wAs IN ANOThER sTudy (LA RIvERs 1953b) IN whIch hE ILLusTRATEd ThE AGP bAsEd ON A LARGE sERIEs Of spEcImENs cOLLEcTEd IN FORT DAvIs, TExAs.

SOmE spEcImENs Of A. buenoi  cAN pREsENT A fAINT dENdRITIc pATTERN ON ThE cORIum ANd cLAvus Of ThE hEmELyTRA, sImILAR TO ThE cLEARLy vIsIbLE pATTERN ON ThE scuTELLum Of A. californicus  ; hOwEvER, ThIs pATTERN Is NOTAbout NOT pREsENT ON ThE scuTELLum Of A. buenoi  .

Variation. SOmETImEs mALE spEcImENs pREsENT ThE psEudOpARAmEREs TApEREd TO A ROuNdEd ApIcAL LObE. ThE scuTELLum cAN bE mORE dARKLy cOLOREd OR ExhIbIT A hETEROGENEOus pATTERN Of bROwN TONEs ( FIG. 1A View Figure ).

Type locality. UNITEd STATEs: TExAs: BREwsTER CO., RIO GRANdE  .

Repository. HOLOTypE Is hOusEd AT ThE USNM.

Distribution. IN ThE UNITEd STATEs, ThIs spEcIEs Is dIsTRIbuTEd IN sOuThERN NEw MExIcO ANd wEsTERN TExAs, IN ThE fAR sOuThEAsTERN AREA Of ThE BAsIN ANd RANGE physIOGRAphIc pROvINcE. IN MExIcO, ThIs spEcIEs Is dIsTRIbuTEd IN NORThwEsTERN ChIhuAhuA (sOuThERN ExTENsION Of ThE BAsIN ANd RANGE physIOGRAphIc pROvINcE), IN ThE MExIcAN PLATEAu bIOGEOGRAphIc pROvINcE ( FIG. 2 View Figure ). LA RIvERs (1951) REpORTEd ThIs spEcIEs fROm SANAbout SAN ANTONIO IN MExIcO bAsEd ON A mALE spEcImEN AT EMECAbout EMEC, buT NO INfORmATION AbOuT ThE sTATE wAs GIvEN ON ThE spEcImEN LAbEL; ThEREfORE, NO spEcIfIc LOcALITy wAs pROvIdEd. DAvIs (1996) REpORTEd ThE sAmE spEcImEN, buT hE AscRIbEd SANAbout SAN ANTONIO TO ThE sTATE Of SONORA, IN ThE sOuThERN muNIcIpALITy Of ÁLAmOs. ThIs sITE Is cONsIdERAbLy sEpARATEd fROm ThE U.S. LOcALITIEs whERE A. buenoi  hAs bEEN cOLLEcTEd; Thus, wE cONsIdER ThIs A mIsINTERpRETATION Of ThE LOcALITy dETAILs by DAvIs (1996). WE ExAmINEd ThE sAmE spEcImEN REpORTEd by LA RIvERs ANd DAvIs ANd ALsO fOuNd ANOThER spEcImEN wITh ThE sAmE INcOmpLETE INfORmATION duRING A vIsIT TO ThE CALIfORNIA AcAdEmy Of ScIENcEs. ThERE Is A SANAbout SAN ANTONIO TOwN IN ThE MExIcAN sTATE Of ChIhuAhuA, IN ThE NORThEAsTERN muNIcIpALITy Of MANuEL BENAvIdEs. ThIs TOwN Is LOcATEd LEss ThAN 10 KILOmETERs sOuTh Of ThE bORdER wITh ThE UNITEd STATEs, sOuTh Of ThE BIG BENd NATIONAL PARK IN TExAs, whERE ThE spEcIEs hAs cOmmONLy bEEN cOLLEcTEd. BAsEd ON ThIs INfORmATION, wE cONsIdER IT mORE pLAusIbLE ThAT ThIs SANAbout SAN ANTONIO TOwN Is whERE ThE spEcIEs wAs ORIGINALLy cOLLEcTEd IN MExIcO, whIch wAs AcTuALLy pREvIOusLy REpORTEd As ThE TypE LOcALITy Of A. hungerfordi  UsINGER ( UsINGER 1946). ThE REcORds hEREIN pREsENTEd fROm ThE sTATE Of ChIhuAhuA REpREsENT ThE fIRsT spEcIfIc dIsTRIbuTION dATA Of A. buenoi  IN MExIcO.

Ambrysus buenoi  wAs cOLLEcTEd syNTOpIcALLy wITh A. pulchellus IN Eddy  COuNTy, NEw MExIcO (10-III-1989).

Published records. UNITEd STATEs: NEw MExIcO, TExAs; MéxIcO: SONORA ( UsINGER 1946; DE CARLO 1950; LA RIvERs 1951, 1953A, 1971; DAvIs 1996).

Type material examined. HOLOTYPE ♂ (by ORIGINAL dEsIGNATION): [ UNITED STATES]: Texas: BREwsTER CO. Tx.  , RIO GRANdE, VI-13–17  -[19]08 / MITchELL ANd CushmAN COLL. / Ambrysus mexicanus  MONTANdON DET. J.R.

dE LA T. BuENO / HOLOTYPE Ambrysus buenoi UsINGER  / TypE NO. 54275 U.S.N.M. / Ambrysus buenoi UsINGER  DET. by R.L. UsINGER. PARATYPES: BREwsTER CO. Tx, RIO GRANdE, VI-13–17 -[19]08 / MITchELL ANd CushmAN COLL. / ALLOTYPE Ambrysus buenoi UsINGER  (1♀ EMEC); BREwSTER CO. Tx., RIO GRANDE, VI-13–17 -[19]08 / MITCHELL ANd CushmAN COLL. / PARATypE / Ambrysus buenoi USINGER 1946  (IRA LA RIVERS) (1♀ USNM); BREwSTER CO. Tx., RIO GRANdE, VI-13–17 -[19]08 / MITchELL ANd CushmAN COLL. / PARATypE / Ambrysus buenoi Usinger 1946  dETERmINEd by IRA LA RIvERs '50 (1♀ USNM).

Material examined. MÉXICO: Chihuahua: [MpIO. COyAmE dEL SOTOL]  , RIO COyAmE AT COyAmE, IV-29-82, J.T. POLhEmus / Ambrysus buenoi USINGER  DET. D.A. POLHEMUS / C.J. DRAKE ACCESSION (7Ƌ, 4♀ USNM); SAME BUT / Ambrysus buenoi USINGER  DET. J.T. POLHEMUS '83 (1♀ USNM); [MPIO. MANUEL BENAVIDES], SAN ANTONIO, MEx. 7.15.27, L. STEvENsON / 577 / Ambrysus buenoi UsINGER  dETERmINEd by IRA LA RIvERs 1948 / IRA LA RIvERs cOLLEcTION BEqUEATHED TO THE CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES - 1978 (1♀ CASAbout CAS)  ; SAN ANTONIO, MEx. 7.15.27 [INCORRECTLY REpORTEd As 7-15-28 by LA RIvERs (1951)], R.H. BEAmER / 147 / Ambrysus buenoi UsINGER  dETERmINEd by IRA LA RIvERs 1948 (1♂ EMECAbout EMEC). UNITED STATES: New Mexico: Eddy CO.   , SITTING BuLL FALLs, X-3-1982, COLL. E. RILEy (1Ƌ, 1♀ UMC); EDDY CO., SITTING BULL FALLS, 10 MARCH 1989, COLL: MORRIS & VADDER (5Ƌ, 2♀ UMC); EDDY CO., SITTING BULL FALLS, 14 OCTOBER 1989 COLL: J.A. BACK (13Ƌ, 8♀ UMC); EDDY CO., SITTING BULL FALLS, 14 OCTOBER 1989, COLL: R. MURPHY (1♀ UMC); EDDY CO., 6.5 MI. S. 285 ON 137, 10 MARCH 1989, COLL: MORRIS & VADDER (4Ƌ, 2♀ UMC). Texas: BIG BENd NP, FREsNO CREEK, CL 538, XI-25-1971, J.T. POLhEmus / C.J  . DRAKE AccEssION (12♂, 17♀ USNM); sAmE buT / Ambrysus buenoi USINGER  DET. J.T. POLHEMUS '71 (1Ƌ, 1♀ USNM); BREwSTER CO., BIG BEND NAT. PARK, BUD SPRING, 30 MARCH 1995, J. MARCUS & E. KIRKPATRICK (1Ƌ UMC); BREwSTER CO., BIG BEND NAT. PARK, BUTTRILL SPRINGS, 17 JULY 1991, COLL: R.C. VOGTSBERGER (1♀ UMC); BREwSTER CO., BIG BEND NAT. PARK, CLARO SPRING 2, 18 APRIL 1995, J.W. MCDONOUGH (1♀ UMC); BREwSTER CO., BIG BEND NAT. PARK, DOUBLE SPRING, 11 APRIL 1995, JEFF MARCUS (2Ƌ UMC); BREwSTER CO., BIG BEND NAT. PARK, GLENN SPRING, 15 MARCH 1995, S. BARTEL (1♀ UMC); BREwSTER CO., BIG BEND NAT. PARK, GOAT SPR., HARTE RANCH, 9 MAY 1995, (3Ƌ UMC); BREwSTER CO., BIG BEND NAT. PARK, GOOD MTN., SPRING-RUN, 26 APR 1995, A. HANDZLICK (2Ƌ UMC); BREwSTER CO., BIG BEND NAT. PARK, HOLLY SPRING, 16 MARCH 1995, A. HANDZLICK (1Ƌ, 3♀ UMC); BREwSTER CO., BIG BEND N.P., MENAGERIE A+B, 28 MARCH 1995, J.W. MCDONOUGH (1Ƌ UMC); BREwSTER CO., CREEK 20 MI S ALPINE, HwY 118, MAY 3, 2000, G.L. CHALLET (4Ƌ, 7♀ TAMU); BREwSTER CO., TERLINGUA CR., 4 APR. 1969 / Ambrysus  / INHS INSECT COLLECTION 461,359 (1Ƌ INHS); BREwsTER CO., TERLINGuA CR., 4 ApR. 1969, M.B. & A.L.R. / Ambrysus  / INHS INSECT COLLECTION 461,360 (1♀ INHS); BREwsTER CO., 20 mI. S ALpINE, CALAmITy CR., IV-30-82, D.A. & J.T. POLhEmus / Ambrysus buenoi UsINGER  dET. D.A. POLHEMUS / C.J. DRAKE ACCESSION (4Ƌ, 6♀ USNM); BREwSTER CO., 20 M S ALPINE, 10 OCT 1988, CALAMITY CK., COLL: C.A. OVERBY (1♀ UMC); BREwSTER CO., 21 MI. S. ALPINE, CALAMITY CREEK, JULY 19 1964, D.R. SMITH & C.W. BAKER / C.J. DRAKE ACCESSION (1Ƌ USNM); SAME BUT / Ambrysus buenoi USINGER  '70 DET. J.T. POLHEMUS (1Ƌ USNM); CuLbERsON CO., cA. 2 mI. E. NIcKLE CK., BELL CANyON AT Hwy 180, 18 MARch 1990, cOLL: BAcK ANd STEvENs (10♂, 10♀ UMC); CULBERSON CO., CA. 2 MI. E. NICKLE CK., BELL CANYON, 1 APRIL 1990, COLL: BLACK AND BAUGH (22Ƌ, 15♀ UMC); CULBERSON CO., CREEK 1 MI NE NICKLE CREEK, HwY 180, G.L. CHALLET (1♀ TAMU); [JEFF DAVIS CO.], FORT DAVIS, VI-25-1951, L.H. BRIDwELL / J.C. LUTZ COLLECTION 1961 (8Ƌ, 8♀ USNM); SAME BUT / Ambrysus buenoi USINGER 1946  (IRA LA RIVERS) (1Ƌ, 5♀ USNM); [JEFF DAVIS CO.], FT. DAVIS, JULY 15 1951, L.H. BRIDwELL / Ambrysus buenoi USINGER 1946  (IRA LA RIVERS) (2Ƌ, 2♀ USNM); [JEFF DAVIS CO.], FT. DAVIS, 6-20-1947, L.D. BEAMER (1Ƌ, 1♀ UMC); [JEFF DAVIS CO.], FT. DAVIS, V-30-1951, L.H. BRIDwELL / J.T. POLHEMUS COLLECTION / C.J. DRAKE ACCESSION (4Ƌ, 1♀ USNM); SAME BUT / Ambrysus buenoi USINGER  DET. I. LA RIVERS (1♀ USNM); [JEFF DAVIS CO.], FT. DAVIS MT., TEx., 7-12-38, R.L. SLATER / Ambrysus buenoi USINGER 1946  (IRA LA RIVERS) (1Ƌ USNM); [JEFF DAVIS CO.], FT. DAvIs, TEx., 6-20-1947, R.H. ELbEL / Ambrysus buenoi USINGER 1946  (IRA LA RIVERS) (1Ƌ USNM); JEFF DAVIS CO., LIMPIA CK. CA 9 MI. N. FT DAVIS, 22 JULY 1989, COLL: BAUGH & DOEDERLEIN (11Ƌ, 9♀ UMC); JEFF DAVIS CO., LIMPIA CK. 9 MI. N. FT DAVIS, 22 JULY 1989, COLL: BAUGH & DOEDERLEIN (15Ƌ, 25♀ UMC); JEFF DAVIS CO., CA. 9 MI. N. FORT DAVIS, LIMPIA CREEK, 31 MARCH 1990, COLL: BAUGH AND BACK (4Ƌ, 3♀ UMC); JEFF DAVIS CO., 5 MI. NW FT. DAVIS, LIMPIA CREEK, 7 AUGUST 1988, COLL: R.W. SITES (1Ƌ UMC); KIMBLE CO., LLANO RIVER, N. OF JUNCTION, APRIL 25 2001, G.L. CHALLET (1Ƌ UMC); MASON CO., JAMES RIVER NR. LONDON, 10 FEB. 1990, LOw wATER CROSSING, R.W. SITES (2Ƌ UMC); [PREsIdIO CO.], ALAmITO cREEK, 5 mI. SOuThEAsT PREsIdIO, JuLy 11 1968, J.E. HAfERNIK / C.J. DRAKE AccEssION (1Ƌ USNM); SAME BUT / Ambrysus buenoi USINGER  '70 DET. J.T. POLHEMUS (1♀ USNM); [PRESIDIO CO.], ALAMITO CREEK, 5 MI. SE. PRESIDIO, VI-13-1968 J.E. HAFERNIK / C.J. DRAKE ACCESSION (2Ƌ USNM); SAME BUT / Ambrysus mormon MONTD.  DET. J.T. POLHEMUS (1Ƌ USNM); PRESIDIO CO., BIG BEND NATL. PARK, GRAPEVINE SPRING, 27 APRIL 1994, COLL: D.E. BOwLES, PERMIT NO. BIBE-93-042 (1♀ UMC); PRESIDIO CO., BIG BEND RANCH ST. NAT. AREA, CIENEGA CREEK, 29 APRIL 1994 / COLL: D.E. BOwLES, PERMIT NO. BIBE-93-042 1M (2♀ UMC); PRESIDIO CO., BIG BEND RANCH ST. NAT. AREA, OjITO ADENTRO-LAS CUEVAS SPG., 11 MARCH 1995, COLL: D.E. BOwLES (1Ƌ UMC); PRESIDO CO., CAPOTE CANYON, AUGUST 22 1969, BOARD & HAFERNIK / C.J. DRAKE ACCESSION (1Ƌ USNM); PRESIDIO CO., CIBOLO CK AT SHAFTER, 23 JULY 1989, COLLS: BAUGH & DOEDERLEIN (9Ƌ, 9♀ UMC); PRESIDIO CO., CIBOLO CK AT SHAFTER, 8 AUGUST 1988, COLL: R.W. SITES (1Ƌ, 1♀ UMC); SAME BUT UNDER FLOATING ALGAE (7Ƌ, 10♀ UMC); PRESIDIO CO., CIBOLO CRK AT SHAFTER, MAY 4, 2000, G. CHALLET (1♀ TAMU); PRESIDIO CO., PINTO CYN. CA. 42 MI SW MARFA RT. 2810, 4600 FT, 8 AUG 1988, R.S. ZACK (1Ƌ UMC); PRESIDIO CO., RUIDOSA HOT SPRINGS, HOT SPGS CK., 7 MI ENE RUIDOSA, 8 AUG 1988, COLL: R.W. SITES (6♀ UMC); PRESIDIO CO., SHAFTER, CIBOLO CK., 23 JULY 1989, COLL: T. DOEDERLEIN, IN wATER (1Ƌ, 2♀ UMC); PRESIDIO CO., SHAFTER, AUG. 13 1969, BOARD & HAFERNIK / C.J. DRAKE ACCESSION (5Ƌ, 10♀ USNM); PREsIdIO COuNTy, ShAfTER, ApRIL 14 1968, J.E. HAfERNIK / Ambrysus buenoi UsINGER  dET. J.T. POLhEmus / C.J. DRAKE ACCESSION (1♀ USNM); PRESIDIO COUNTY, SHAFTER, TExAS  , JUNE 22, 1968, J. HAFERNIK / C.J. DRAKE ACCESSION (1♀ USNM); sAmE buT / Ambrysus buenoi USINGER  DET. J.T. POLHEMUS (1Ƌ USNM); PRESIDIO CO. 18 MI. S. MARFA, ON ALAMITO CREEK, JUNE 26 1980, C.L. COLE / C.J. DRAKE ACCESSION (2Ƌ, 1♀ USNM); TORNILLO CR., APRIL 1974, CAROL BANE / C.J. DRAKE ACCESSION (1Ƌ USNM); SAME BUT / Ambrysus buenoi USINGER  DET. J.T. POLHEMUS (1♀ USNM); TOyAh CANyON, 8 MARch 1936 (1♂, 1♀ USNM).

NOT

Nottingham City Natural History Museum

EMEC

Essig Museum of Entomology

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

SAN

Forest Research Centre

CAS

California Academy of Sciences

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Naucoridae

Genus

Ambrysus

Loc

Ambrysus buenoi Usinger

Reynoso-Velasco, Daniel & Sites, Robert W. 2018

2018
Loc

A. buenoi

: Davis 1996

1996
Loc

A. buenoi:

Sites 1991

1991
Loc

A. buenoi:

Polhemus & Polhemus 1988

1988
Loc

A. buenoi:

La Rivers 1971

1971
Loc

A. buenoi:

La Rivers 1965

1965
Loc

A. buenoi

: La Rivers 1953

1953
Loc

A. buenoi

: La Rivers 1953

1953
Loc

A. buenoi:

La Rivers 1951

1951
Loc

A. buenoi:

De Carlo 1950

1950
Loc

A. buenoi

Usinger 1946

1946