Melanaethus spinolae (Signoret),

Avendaño, José Mauricio, Grazia, Jocelia & Schwertner, Cristiano Feldens, 2017, Cydninae (Hemiptera, Heteroptera, Cydnidae) in Brazil: updated checklist, new records, and description of Tominotus ondulatus sp. nov., Zootaxa 4329 (5), pp. 401-435: 417-418

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4329.5.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:180Ca01D-3268-419D-9E07-500B15438Fce

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/3A0ADD31-DA2D-FFF7-FF55-FA01D81AF817

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scientific name

Melanaethus spinolae (Signoret)
status

 

Melanaethus spinolae (Signoret) 

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Aethus spinolae Signoret, 1863: 545  ; Walker, 1867: 152; Stål, 1876: 27. Melanaethus spinolae: Uhler, 1877: 392  ; Froeschner, 1960: 449.

Geotomus (Cydnus) spinolai: Signoret, 1883: 209  .

Geotomus spinolai: Uhler, 1886: 3  ; Lethierry & Severin, 1893: 74; Barber & Bruner, 1932: 238. Geotomus minusculus Jensen-Haarup, 1926: 50  , syn. by Froeschner, 1960.

Material examined: 1♀, RR, Uraricoera, Ilha de Maracá, 22 to 25-Mar-1987, M.H. Galileo col., MCNZ  ; 2♂, MA, São Luis, 17-Jul-1984, A. Brisolla col., UNIFESP  ; 4♂, 24-Jul-1984, A. Brisolla col., UNIFESP  ; 1♀, RJ, Guaratiba, 02-Oct-1953, Aristoteles Silva col., MCNZ  ; 1♂, Pinheiral, Esc Sup de Agric. Pinheiro. E do Rio , MCNZ  ; 1 specimen, MS, Campo Grande, 1946, Carvalho col., MNRJ  ; 1♀, SP, Ibitinga, Seringueira 3005-ALII, 29-Nov-1989, AM de Faria col., UNIFESP  ; 4♀, Mogi-Mirim, ca. 9 km W, 02-Feb-2009, MCNZ  ; 7♀, RS, Cachoeirinha, 22-Dec-1980, M.E.L. de Souza col., MCNZ  .

Distribution: Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Panama, British Guiana, Brazil ( RR new rec., MA new rec., MT, ES, RJ, MS new rec., SP, RS new rec.), Paraguay, Argentina, Chile.

Remarks: M. spinolae  is the only one species of the genus present in Brazil, characterized by the thick margin of the head without secondary setae and with two primary hair-like setae. First record for Puerto Rico in ( Froeschner & Maldonado-Capriles (1992).

MCNZ

Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Museu de Ciencias Naturais da Fundacao Zoo-Botanica do Rio Grande do Sul

MNRJ

Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Cristovao, Universidade do Rio Janeiro, Museu Nacional

MCNZ

Porto Alegre, Museu de Ciencias Naturais da Fundacao Zoo-Botanica do Rio Grande do Sul

MNRJ

Museu Nacional/Universidade Federal de Rio de Janeiro

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cydnidae

Genus

Melanaethus

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Melanaethus spinolae (Signoret)

Avendaño, José Mauricio, Grazia, Jocelia & Schwertner, Cristiano Feldens 2017
2017
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Melanaethus spinolae: Uhler, 1877: 392

Froeschner 1960: 449
Uhler, 1877: 392
1960
Loc

Aethus spinolae

Aethus spinolae Signoret, 1863: 545
Walker, 1867: 152
Stål, 1876: 27
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Geotomus (Cydnus) spinolai:

Signoret, 1883: 209
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Geotomus spinolai:

Uhler, 1886: 3
Lethierry & Severin, 1893: 74
Barber & Bruner, 1932: 238
Loc

Geotomus minusculus

Geotomus minusculus Jensen-Haarup, 1926: 50