Hypseloecus

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 : 79-80

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.5684896

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/039F3D7C-BC79-D926-FF35-F92A138CFDE6

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Hypseloecus
status

 

Key to Asian species of Hypseloecus

1. Antennal segment I entirely pale, sometimes tinged with pale red or only with a dark spot but not significantly infuscate... 2

- Antennal segment I widely or completely darkened........................................................... 7

2. Base and apex of antennal segment II darkened; from Philippines..................................... ifugao Schuh

- Antennal segment II pale, sometimes tinged with pale red; from Indochina........................................ 3

3. Frons shiny black; labium not exceeding apex of mesocoxa...................................... sericosagus , n. sp.

- Frons dull, reddish brown or much paler; labium reaching apex of metacoxa....................................... 4

4. Metacoxa yellowish or whitish brown with a median, orange-pink spot.............................. castaneus , n. sp.

- Coloration of metacoxa widely reddish or darker............................................................. 5

5. All femora almost concolorously chocolate brown................................................ sakaerat , n. sp.

- At least some femora bicolorous, with dark (or reddish) and yellowish part....................................... 6

6. Ratio head width across eyes/ basal pronotal width> 0.85; mesofemur almost unicolorous red............. katrinae , n. sp.

- Ratio head width across eyes/ basal pronotal width <0.82; mesofemur dark brown, with apical 1 / 3 pale.... siamensis , n. sp.

7. Procoxa whitish or pale................................................................................ 8

- Procoxa widely dark brown or fuscous.................................................................... 9

8. Frons pale along inner margin of eye; mesocoxa wholly yellowish white............................. phuvasae , n. sp.

- Frons almost entirely chestnut brown; mesocoxa wholly darkened................................. schuhianus , n. sp.

9. Body larger, more than 3 mm in total length; antennal segment II yellow, with darkened apex; tibiae yellow with dark annula- tions; from Ryukyus, Japan............................................................. takahashii Yasunaga

- Body smaller, less than 2.4 mm in length; antennal segment II and all tibiae concolorously dull grayish brown; from Indochina...................................................................................... nigrobrevis , n. sp.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Miridae