Coccinelloidea (Scymnus), Kugelann, 1794

Rashid, Azad, Chen, Xiaosheng, Qiu, Baoli & Wang, Xingmin, 2017, A new species of the subgenus Scymnus from Pakistan (Coleoptera, Coccinellidae), ZooKeys 694, pp. 31-39: 33

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.694.12863

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scientific name

Coccinelloidea (Scymnus)
status

 

Subgenus Scymnus Kugelann, 1794 

Scymnus  Kugelann, 1794: 545. Type species: designated by Westwood 1838: 43, Scymnus nigrinus  Kugelann, 1794.

Anisoscymnus  Crotch, 1874: 273. Type species: Coccinella rufipes  Fabricius, 1798, by original designation.

Diagnosis.

Members of the subgenus Scymnus  can be easily distinguished by the following combination of characters: body small, oval or elongate oval; antennae 11-segmented (Fig. 1f); prosternum having distinct carinae, nearly reaching the anterior margin (Fig. 1b); abdominal postcoxal line incomplete, recurved forward, never reaching lateral margin of ventrite; area surrounding by postcoxal line sparsely punctate; abdomen with six ventrites, 5th and 6th abdominal ventrites in male truncate or emarginate apically in male (Fig. 1i); female genitalia with distinct infundibulum.

Distribution.

Worldwide ( Chen et al. 2013).

Kingdom

Animalia

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Coccinellidae

Genus

Coccinelloidea

Loc

Coccinelloidea (Scymnus)

Rashid, Azad, Chen, Xiaosheng, Qiu, Baoli & Wang, Xingmin 2017

2017
Loc

Anisoscymnus

Crotch 1874

1874