Triatoma klugi, Carcavallo, Jurberg, Lent, Galvao, Steindel and Carvalho Pinto

Gonçalves, Teresa Cristina Monte, Novo, Shênia Patrícia Corrêa, Lopes, Catarina Macedo & Santos-Mallet, Jacenir Reis Dos, 2009, Etymology of Triatomine Species (Hemiptera: Reduviidae: Triatominae), Zootaxa 2148, pp. 1-26: 16

publication ID

10.5281/zenodo.188695

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03C6879F-D401-C040-B588-7F6CBD7AFAEE

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Triatoma klugi
status

 

Species. T. klugi Carcavallo, Jurberg, Lent, Galvão, Steindel and Carvalho Pinto 

Etymology. The species name is an homage to Johann Christoph Friedrich Klug (1775-1856), who was born in Berlin on May 5, 1775. He was an entomologist who described many species of insects, including in Brazil ( Carcavallo, Jurberg, Lent, Galvão, Steindel & Carvalho Pinto 2001: 78).

Original citation. “ O nome específico é uma homenagem a Johann Christoph Friedrich Klug (1775- 1856) que nasceu em Berlin em 5 de maio de 1775, era entomólogo e descreveu numerosas espécies de insetos, inclusive no Brasil ” ( Carcavallo, Jurberg, Lent, Galvão, Steindel & Carvalho Pinto 2001: 78).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Reduviidae

Genus

Triatoma