Hypseloecus sakaerat, Yasunaga, Tomohide, Yamada, Kazutaka & Artchawakom, Taksin, 2015

Yasunaga, Tomohide, Yamada, Kazutaka & Artchawakom, Taksin, 2015, First Indochinese records of the plant bug genus Hypseloecus Reuter (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Miridae: Phylinae: Pilophorini), with descriptions of eight new species from Thailand, Zootaxa 3925 (1), pp. 75-93 : 88

publication ID

https://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3925.1.5

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:26360E31-F2CE-4B4A-9C89-B9A33E6DF6B2

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5684916

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/039F3D7C-BC70-D92E-FF35-FF4B15B4FCB3

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Hypseloecus sakaerat
status

sp. nov.

Hypseloecus sakaerat sp. nov.

( Figs. 5 –7 View FIGURE 5 View FIGURE 6 View FIGURE 7 , 8 View FIGURE 8 B)

Diagnosis. Recognized by its rounded body shape; rather shiny, dark reddish brown dorsum with yellowish brown scutellum ( Fig. 8 View FIGURE 8 B); wholly yellowish brown antenna; and almost entirely darkened femora ( Fig. 7 View FIGURE 7 ).

Description. Male. COLORATION AND VESTITURE: Body generally dark reddish brown, rounded; dorsal surface comparatively shining. Head brown; clypeus tinged with red. Antenna entirely yellowish brown, slender; segment IV slightly grayish. Labium blood red, partly with pale rings. Posterior part of pronotum somewhat paler; scutellum yellowish brown; pleura as in Fig. 6 View FIGURE 6 ; ostiolar peritreme yellowish white, with a pale red median knob. Inner portion of clavus yellowish; membrane dark smoky brown, with pale veins. All coxae and femora almost entirely darkened; tibiae without dark annulations. Abdomen shiny dark brown; segments VIII and IX reddish brown. STRUCTURE: As in generic description (see Schuh & Menard, 2011). Genitalia ( Fig. 10 View FIGURE 10 ): Left paramere rather narrow; right paramere bulbous. Endosoma C-shaped, long, sharply pointed and folded toward apex, without any process. Female. Unknown.

Measurements. ♂: Total body length 2.28; length from apex of clypeus to cuneal fracture 1.71; width of head across eyes 0.94; head height 0.60; width of vertex 0.48; lengths of antennal segments I −IV 0.17, 0.78, 0.36, 0.36; basal width of pronotum 1.13; maximum width across hemelytron 1.32; and length of metatibia 1.22.

Etymology. Named for the type locality; a noun in apposition.

Biology. Unknown; only a single male was collected by a light trap.

Holotype: ♂, THAILAND: Nakhon Ratchasima: SERS, 14 ˚ 30 ' 27 ”N, 101 ˚ 55 ' 39 ”E, 410 m alt., light trap, 25 Mar 2014, T. Yasunaga, K. Yamada ( AMNH _PBI 00380248) ( DOA).

AMNH

American Museum of Natural History

DOA

Department Of Agriculture, Thailand

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Miridae

Genus

Hypseloecus