Dilasia microps ( Champion, 1900 ) Carpintero, 2014

Carpintero, Diego Leonardo, 2014, Western Hemisphere Lasiochilinae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Anthocoridae) with comments on some extralimital species and some considerations on suprageneric relationships, Zootaxa 3871 (1), pp. 1-87 : 31-32

publication ID

https://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3871.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:373BF217-8734-47A1-AF27-C16DFE48D1C9

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5121961

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/894D87D0-8620-FF87-FF1C-FA4EFCCCF8A8

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Felipe

scientific name

Dilasia microps ( Champion, 1900 )
status

n. comb.

Dilasia microps ( Champion, 1900) n. comb.

( Figs. 90–91 View FIGURES 86–94 )

Lasiochilus microps Champion, 1900: 308 .

Diagnostic characters: Measurements, see Table IV. Male: Characterized by the following combination of characters: head and pronotum reddish-brown, hemelytra brown, antennae and underside of body pale; antennal segment II thickened towards the apex, slightly longer than length of head; head prolonged anteriorly from base of antennae ( Fig. 113 View FIGURES 113–123 ); pronotum trapezoidal with lateral margins straight and anterior and posterior margins concave ( Fig. 114 View FIGURES 113–123 ); hemelytra covered by short pilosity; forefemora long, slightly thick; foretibiae armed with row of medium-sized spines on inner margin ( Fig. 115 View FIGURES 113–123 ), pads medium sized to small ( Fig. 116 View FIGURES 113–123 ); foretrochanters with characteristic spines ( Fig. 117 View FIGURES 113–123 ); ostiolar peritreme apically acute and slightly elevated; meso- and metasternum not sulcate medially, the latter elongate apically ( Fig. 118 View FIGURES 113–123 ); copulatory spines on left margin of VI sternite, thick, curved and densely arranged ( Fig. 119 View FIGURES 113–123 ); pygophore ( Fig. 120 View FIGURES 113–123 ) with left paramere large, wide, linear, rounded apically and with typical concavity on middle of inner margin ( Fig. 121 View FIGURES 113–123 ). Female: With parietovaginal gland inapparent ( Fig. 122 View FIGURES 113–123 ), seventh sternite with small punctures centrally ( Fig. 123 View FIGURES 113–123 ). Antennal segments (I:II:III:IV) 1: 2.8: 2.7: 2.7.

Distribution: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Guadeloupe, Colombia, Guyana. Its appearance in Nicaragua is a new distributional record. ( Fig. 49 View FIGURES 48–49 ).

Material examined: Holotype GUATEMALA: ♀ Type, B.C.A. Rhynch. II, Lasiochilus microps Ch., Cerro Zunil , 2–3000 ft., Ch. Holotype. BMNH ; COLOMBIA: ♀ on orchids, San Francisco, Cal. , 30-VI-1938. MACN ; COSTA RICA: ♀ Puntarenas Prov., Rincón de Osa, Osa Península , 14/ 26-VII-1969, Toby Schuh Janet Crane. USNM ; GUYANA: ♀ Kartabo, ex Bromelia , 22-IX-1922, coll. H. D. Hartland, Brit. Mus. 1954-631. BMNH ; HONDURAS: ♀ in bananas, intercept. N. Orleans , 17-II-1936. USNM ; MEXICO: ♀ Veracruz, 29-VI-1943, Laredo, Texas, 32–200, lot 43–8252, in Baggage. USNM ; NICARAGUA: ♂ ♀ Zelaya, Sulum , 14º15’N 84º36’W, I-1996, Maës-Hernandez. (slide-mounted). MACN GoogleMaps .

Discussion: This species can be recognized from the other species of this genus by the typical shape of the left paramere that has a concavity on the middle of its inner margin.

MACN

Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Anthocoridae

Genus

Dilasia

Loc

Dilasia microps ( Champion, 1900 )

Carpintero, Diego Leonardo 2014
2014
Loc

Lasiochilus microps

Champion, G. C. 1900: 308
1900