Amnestus pusio (Stål),

M, Cristina Mayorga & P, Luis Cervantes, 2009, Two new species of Amnestus from Guatemala, with new records for some other Guatemalan burrower bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cydnidae), Zootaxa 2311, pp. 19-37: 26

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.191888

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03C787E7-7523-527D-FF1D-F5C4FC6FFD66

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Amnestus pusio (Stål)
status

 

Amnestus pusio (Stål) 

Diagnosis. Small size (1.2 to 2.1 mm); four marginal pegs on jugum; presence of coarse punctures on the disc of calli. Males lack spines or angulation on the ventral margin of the anterior tibia.

Yellowish brown, posterior pronotal lobe and corium slightly lighter, rostrum and legs pale yellow. Body length 1.82 to 2.02 mm.

Head. Tylus slightly surpassing juga; rostrum attaining posterior coxa. Pronotum. Anterior margin feebly concave; side margins straight or slightly sinuate on basal half; transverse impression prominent with row of punctures; anterior lobe with large punctures laterally, subapically, medially and scattered over calli; posterior lobe, except umbones, with numerous coarse punctures. Prosternal carina about as high as labial II, more or less abruptly terminated. Hemelytra. mesocorium with small scattered punctures; exocorium abundantly punctuate. Legs. Fore femur with premedian spine simple or weakly bifid at apex, posteroventral margin with minute, subapical tubercle; posterior femur ventrally with prominent, triangular tooth near apex.

New records. 3 females, 3 males, Suchitepequez, Finca Los Tarrales, 8 km N of Patulul, 14 ° 31 ’ 37 ’’ N 91 °08’ 17 ’’, 760m, 8 /VI/ 2005, R. Zack ( WSUC, UVGC, CNIN, IEXA).

UVGC

Collecion de Artropodos

CNIN

Coleccion Nacional de Insectos, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cydnidae

Genus

Amnestus