Parthenicus rufus Henry

HENRY, THOMAS J., 2007, Synopsis of the Eastern North American Species of the Plant Bug Genus Parthenicus, with Descriptions of Three New Species and a Revised Key (Heteroptera: Miridae: Orthotylinae), American Museum Novitates 3593, pp. 1-32 : 15

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.1206/0003-0082(2007)3593[1:SOTENA]2.0.CO;2

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scientific name

Parthenicus rufus Henry
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Parthenicus rufus Henry figures 9, 10 View Figs

Parthenicus rufus Henry, 1982: 361 (n.sp.); Henry and Wheeler, 1988: 441 (cat.); Schuh, 1995: 181 (cat.).

DIAGNOSIS: This species, known only from macropterous individuals, is distinguished from other species by the uniformly red body with only very small irregular pale areas on the dorsum ( fig. 9, 10 View Figs ); the predominantly golden, sericeous setae; and the heavily redspotted legs.

HOSTS: St. Johnswort, Hypericum spp. ; and peelbark St. Johnswort, Hypericum fasciculatus Lam (previously Hypericaceae ; now Clusiaceae ) ( Henry 1982). Sandhill St. Johnswort, Hypericum lloydii (Svenson) W.P. Adams , is a new host record.

DISTRIBUTION: Previously known only from Collier, Highlands , Polk, and Seminole counties, Florida ( Henry 1982) . Franklin County is a new Florida county record. New state records are Georgia and South Carolina.

TYPE MATERIAL EXAMINED: Holotype 3: USA: Florida: Highlands Co.: 2 mi E of Highlands Hammock State Park on Rt 634 (Hammock Rd), [near Sebring], 27.47 ° N 81.5 ° W, 24 Apr 1982, T.J. Henry and A.G. Wheeler, Jr., Hypericum fasciculatum Lam. ( Clusiaceae ), (AMNH_PBI 00070603). PARA- TYPES: USA: Florida: Collier Co.: 1.5 mi. E of Hendry Co. line, 25 Apr 1982, T.J. Henry and A.G. Wheeler, Jr., Hypericum fasciculatum Lam. ( Clusiaceae ), 8♀ (AMNH_PBI 00070587–00070594) (USNM). Seminole Co. : Sanford , 28.7884 ° N 81.2544 ° W, 12 m, 25 Aug 1925 – 30 Aug 1925, E. D. Ball, 13, 1♀ (CNC). 1♀ (AMNH_PBI 00070642), 1♀ (AMNH_PBI 00070641) (USNM); 5 May 1927, E. D. Ball, 1♀ (AMNH_PBI 00070643) (USNM). Franklin Co. : 5.5 mi W of Carrabelle Beach on Rt 98, 29.804 ° N 84.739 ° W, 17 Apr 2001, T.J. Henry and A.G. Wheeler, Jr., Hypericum sp. ( Clusiaceae ), 43 (AMNH_PBI 00070612– 00070615), 12♀ (AMNH_PBI 00070616, AMNH_PBI 00070630–00070640) (USNM), 33 (AMNH_PBI 00070600–00070602), 5♀ (AMNH_PBI 00070595–00070599) (USNM). Archbold Biological Station , 27.18833 ° N 81.33778 ° W, 20 Apr 1981 – 27 Apr 1981, T.J. Henry, 4♀ (AMNH_PBI 00070604–00070607) (USNM). Lake Placid , Archbold Biological Station , 27.188 ° N 81.337 ° W, 20 Apr 1982 – 25 Apr 1982, T.J. Henry and A.G. Wheeler, Jr., 3♀ (AMNH_PBI 00070608–00070610) (USNM). GoogleMaps

OTHER SPECIMENS EXAMINED: USA: Florida: Lake Co.: Hawthorne, 28.76111 ° N 81.87111 ° W, 2 Jun 1961, L.A. Kelton, 13 (CNC). Georgia: Jenkins Co.: Millen, 32.80405 ° N 81.94928 ° W, 51 m, 25 Aug 1957, J.G. Chillcott, 33 (CNC). McIntosh Co.: Jct I- 95 & Rt. 99, near Townsend, 31.531 ° N 81.444 ° W, 22 Apr 1984, T.J. Henry and A.G. Wheeler, Jr., Hypericum sp. ( Clusiaceae ), 1♀ (AMNH_PBI 00070644) (USNM). South Carolina: Aiken Co.: Aiken, 33.5669 ° N 81.7035 ° W, 152 m, 12 Jun 1957, J.R. Vockeroth, Hypericum galioides Lam. ( Clusiaceae ), 13, 4♀ (CNC). Rt. 118, 1.8 km S of Rt. 421, NW of Aiken, 22 Apr 1984, A.G. Wheeler, Jr., Hypericum lloydii Svens. ( Clusiaceae ), 33 (AMNH_PBI 00070645–00070647) (USNM). Jasper Co.: N[ew] Landing, 32.51296 ° N 81.23038 ° W, 1 Aug 1903, W.F. Fiske, 1♀ (AMNH_PBI 00070611) (USNM). Lexington Co.: 0.4 km N of S-65, 3.3 km E of Gaston, 33.816 ° N 81.065 ° W, 5 Jun 1999, A.G. Wheeler, Jr., Hypericum lloydii Svens. ( Clusiaceae ), 23 (AMNH_PBI 00070649–00070650), 1♀ (AMNH_PBI 00070651) (USNM). Jct. Rt. 302 & S-627, 2.5 km NE of Edmund, 26 Apr 2003, A.G. Wheeler, Jr., Hypericum lloydii Svens. ( Clusiaceae ), 13 (AMNH_ PBI 00070655), 3♀ (AMNH_PBI 00070652– 00070654) (USNM). Peach Tree Heritage Preserve, SE of Edmond, 28 Apr 2001, A.G. Wheeler, Jr., Hypericum lloydii Svens. ( Clusiaceae ), 13 (AMNH_PBI 00070648) (USNM).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Miridae

Genus

Parthenicus

Loc

Parthenicus rufus Henry

HENRY, THOMAS J. 2007
2007
Loc

Parthenicus rufus

Schuh, R. T. 1995: 181
Henry, T. J. & A. G. Wheeler, Jr. 1988: 441
Henry, T. J. 1982: 361
1982