Parafurius discifer ( Stål, 1860 )

Alvarez-Zapata, Alejandra, Ferreira, Paulo S. F. & Serna, Francisco, 2022, A taxonomic synopsis of the Eccritotarsini (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Miridae Bryocorinae) of Colombia, Zootaxa 5178 (2), pp. 101-151 : 134

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5178.2.1

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DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7022379

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scientific name

Parafurius discifer ( Stål, 1860 )
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Parafurius discifer ( Stål, 1860)

( Figs. 33 View FIGURES 31–42 , 69–70 View FIGURES 57–70 )

Eccritotarsus discifer Stål, 1860: 57 . (original description).

Parafurius discifer: Carvalho & China, 1951: 692 (new combination).

Eccritotarsus holmbergi Berg, 1883: 26 . Synonymized by Carvalho & China, 1951: 43.

Neofurius amethystus Distant, 1884: 293 . Synonymized by Carvalho & China, 1951: 43.

Neofurius variabilis Distant, 1884: 292 . Synonymized by Carvalho & China, 1951: 44.

Neofurius infumatus Distant, 1884: 294 . Synonymized by Carvalho & China, 1951: 43.

Neofurius aurora Kirkaldy, 1902: 250 . Synonymized by Carvalho & China, 1951: 43.

Neofurius tethis Kirkaldy, 1903: 15 . Synonymized by Carvalho & China, 1951: 44.

Material examined. COLOMBIA. Cundinamarca: 2♂ 1♀ 1?, Anolaima , 1.vi.1948 ( MEFLG 3683-1 View Materials , MEFLG 3683-2 View Materials , MEFLG 3683-3, MEFLG 3683-4 View Materials ); 1?, Tocancipá, 2606 m, 4°58’N, 73°55’W ( UNAB 626 View Materials ) GoogleMaps ; Magdalena: 2 ♂, PNN Tayrona, Cañaveral , 70 m, 11º18’N, 73º56’W, Malaise trap, 07–­ 13.i.2003 (C. Sarmiento) (IAVH-E-164601, IAVH-E-164602) GoogleMaps ; Santander: 1 ♂, Barbosa , 1588 m, 5°55’N, 73°37’W, 28.ix.2003 (C. Soto) ( UNAB 626 View Materials ) GoogleMaps .

Diagnosis. Body yellow to red. Posterior pronotal lobe in the middle, clavus (except base) and base of membrane reddish, brown or black. Corium with reddish, brown or black spot extending from the apical third of the embolium to claval commissure. Body length 3.50–5.00 mm ( Carvalho & China 1951; Maldonado Capriles 1969; Ferreira & Henry 2011). Right paramere ( Fig. 69 View FIGURES 57–70 ) with basal process short with parallel sides; body elongate, bent in the middle so the proximal part is transverse to the distal part; sensory lobe absent; apical process curved, gradually terete, with blunt apex. Left paramere ( Fig. 70 View FIGURES 57–70 ) with basal process wide and short; body elongate, wider at base, apically rounded; sensory lobe absent; apical process small, gradually terete, transverse to the basal process.

Associated plants. Zantedeschia aethiopica Spreng. ( Araceae ) ( Carpintero & Carvalho 1993; Ferreira & Henry 2011), Dioscorea spp. ( Dioscoreaceae ) (Alvarez et al. 2013), Coffea arabica L. ( Rubiaceae ) ( Ferreira et al. 2001), Coffea sp. ( Rubiaceae ) ( Carpintero & Carvalho 1993; Ferreira & Rossi 1979) and Smilax sp. ( Smilacaceae ) ( Ferreira & Henry 2011).

Distribution. Argentina , Brazil ( Carvalho 1957), Costa Rica, Guatemala ( Carvalho & Afonso 1977), Mexico, ( Carvalho 1957), Nicaragua ( Maes & Carvalho 1989), Panama ( Maldonado Capriles 1976), Peru ( Carvalho & Afonso 1977), Puerto Rico ( Maldonado Capriles 1969), Surinam ( Carvalho & Rosas 1965), and Venezuela ( Carvalho 1957).— Colombia (Bolívar, Córdoba, Cundinamarca, Sucre) (Alvarez et al. 2013; Gaviria-Rivera & Tapias-Múnera 2018); new department records: Magdalena, Santander.

Comments. This species has been synonymized several times due to variations in the color pattern. Specimens from Colombia conform to the diagnosis provided.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Miridae

Genus

Parafurius

Loc

Parafurius discifer ( Stål, 1860 )

Alvarez-Zapata, Alejandra, Ferreira, Paulo S. F. & Serna, Francisco 2022
2022
Loc

Parafurius discifer: Carvalho & China, 1951: 692

Carvalho, J. C. M. & China, W. E. 1951: 692
1951
Loc

Eccritotarsus holmbergi

Carvalho, J. C. M. & China, W. E. 1951: 43
1951
Loc

Neofurius tethis

Carvalho, J. C. M. & China, W. E. 1951: 44
Kirkaldy, G. W. 1903: 15
1903
Loc

Neofurius aurora

Carvalho, J. C. M. & China, W. E. 1951: 43
Kirkaldy, G. W. 1902: 250
1902
Loc

Neofurius amethystus

Carvalho, J. C. M. & China, W. E. 1951: 43
Distant, W. L. 1884: 293
1884
Loc

Neofurius variabilis

Carvalho, J. C. M. & China, W. E. 1951: 44
Distant, W. L. 1884: 292
1884
Loc

Neofurius infumatus

Carvalho, J. C. M. & China, W. E. 1951: 43
Distant, W. L. 1884: 294
1884
Loc

Eccritotarsus discifer Stål, 1860: 57

Stal, C. 1860: 57
1860