Chimarrhometra orientalis ( Distant, 1879 )

Ye, Zhen, Zhou, Yanyan & Bu, Wenjun, 2016, Description of a new species of Chimarrhometra Bianchi, 1896 (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Gerridae) from China, Zootaxa 4175 (2), pp. 180-188: 182

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scientific name

Chimarrhometra orientalis ( Distant, 1879 )
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Chimarrhometra orientalis ( Distant, 1879) 

( Figs. 1, 2View FIGURES 1 – 4, 5, 6View FIGURES 5 – 8, 9, 10View FIGURES 9 – 12, 13, 14, 15View FIGURES 13 – 18, 19, 20View FIGURES 19 – 21, 24View FIGURE 24)

Halobates orientalis Distant, 1879: 126  .

Chimarrhometra orientalis (Distant)  ; Bianchi, 1896: 71; Distant, 1903: 190; Pavia, 1919: 364; Andersen, 1982: 23. Rheumatotrechus himalayanus Kirkaldy, 1908: 452; Paiva, 1919: 364.

Gerris monticola Distant, 1910: 141  ; Distant, 1911: 142; Esaki, 1929: 412; Lindberg, 1939: 19.

Material examined. Nepal: 4 apterous males, 2 apterous females, Dhulikhel (27°37'N, 85°33'E), 20.VII.2014, coll. Tongyin Xie ( NKUM)GoogleMaps  ; 5 apterous males, 3 apterous females, Pokara , Mt. Annapurna (28°22'N, 83°57'E), 16.VII.2014, coll. Tongyin Xie ( NKUM)GoogleMaps  .

Diagnosis. The diagnostic features of C. orientalis  are the strongly incrassate male fore femur ( Fig. 1View FIGURES 1 – 4); abdominal segment VIII dorsally with subtle depression in lateral view ( Fig. 6View FIGURES 5 – 8); the sub-rectangular pygophore ( Figs. 9, 10View FIGURES 9 – 12); the antler-shaped processes on the caudal margin of the pygophore bear a broad posterior lobe and a shorter triangular anterior lobe ( Figs. 9, 10View FIGURES 9 – 12); proctiger slender with dense hairs on posterior margin ( Fig. 13View FIGURES 13 – 18); paramere falciform, medial part bending inwards, with apices crossing beneath pygophore and gradually tapering ( Figs. 14, 15View FIGURES 13 – 18); inner lobe of first gonopophysis relatively stout, infuscated, and with several uniformly distributed setae ( Figs. 19, 20View FIGURES 19 – 21).

Distribution. India, Nepal, Pakistan ( Fig. 24View FIGURE 24).

NKUM

Nankai University

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Gerridae

Genus

Chimarrhometra

Loc

Chimarrhometra orientalis ( Distant, 1879 )

Ye, Zhen, Zhou, Yanyan & Bu, Wenjun 2016
2016
Loc

Gerris monticola

Lindberg 1939: 19
Esaki 1929: 412
Distant 1911: 142
Distant 1910: 141
1911
Loc

Chimarrhometra orientalis

Andersen 1982: 23
Paiva 1919: 364
Kirkaldy 1908: 452
Distant 1903: 190
Bianchi 1896: 71
1896
Loc

Halobates orientalis

Distant 1879: 126