Scaptocoris talpa Champion,

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: 33

publication ID

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

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Scaptocoris talpa Champion
status

 

Scaptocoris talpa Champion 

Diagnosis. The single row of transverse tubercles situated close to the outer edge of the corbicular area of hind tibia, and the large size (over 8.5 mm) separate this species.

Light brown, apices of fore tibiae and marginal and discal tubercles of corbicle of hind tibia fuscous to black.

Head. Wider than long; tylus subparallel-sided, subequal to length of juga. Pronotum with posterior lobe with distinct, fine punctures. Scutellum with few, scattered, fine punctures. Hemelytra shining, with small, distinct puntures.

Old records. Capetillo ( Champion, 1900); Escuintla ( Bianchi, 1935).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cydnidae

Genus

Scaptocoris