Europiella

Duwal, Ram Keshari, Jung, Sunghoon & Lee, Seunghwan, 2014, Review of Europiella Reuter (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Miridae: Phylinae: Phylini) from Korea, with a description of a new genus, Zootaxa 3795 (3), pp. 383-393: 384

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3795.3.9

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:5B32C6B9-1466-4367-98AD-2E40F40B9351

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/A62687F1-1623-9052-38C9-FC76FA238778

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Europiella
status

 

Key to the Korean species of Europiella 

1. Basal (1 / 3 – 2 / 3) region of antennal segment II dark........................................................... 2

- Extreme base of antennal segment II darker, or entirely pale.................................................... 3

2. Body less than 3.5 mm, entirely pale or brownish or black; dorsum brown or greenish brown, or black with pale areas on inner lateral sides of eyes, and lateral margins of mesoscutum; antennal segment I darker. Male genitalia ( Fig. 4View FIGURE 4 A –D): Endosoma with two unequal apical processes, short process curved opposite of the long one ( Fig. 4View FIGURE 4 A). Female genitalia ( Fig. 4View FIGURE 4 E): Sclerotized rings anteriorly oval, and posteriorly straight................................................. E. artemisiae 

- Body 4.0– 4.6 mm large, usually pale green in texture, basal 1 / 3 of antennal segment II black or darker, segment I with large dark spots; and hind femora with distinct black spots ( Fig. 3View FIGURE 3 C). Male genitalia ( Fig. 4View FIGURE 4 F –J): Endosoma twisted mesially, and apical processes curved inwardly as in figure 4 J. Female genitalia ( Fig. 4View FIGURE 4 F): Sclerotized rings oval.......... E. kiritshenkoi 

3. Body size 4.5 mm, dorsum often green (dead specimen sometime brownish), hind femora with both small and large spots apically ( Fig. 3View FIGURE 3 E). Male genitalia ( Fig. 5View FIGURE 5 C –F): Endosoma with broad and curved apical processes and a leafy chitinised structure arise mesally ( Fig. 5View FIGURE 5 C). Female genitalia ( Fig. 5View FIGURE 5 G): Sclerotized rings distinctly asymmetrical and oval........ E. miyamotoi 

- Body less than 4 mm, posterior 2 / 3 of hind femora with aggregated minute spots arranged in rows..................... 5

4. Body pale green, hind femora with small and large black spots distally, arranged irregularly, these followed by two rows of aggregated minute spots towards base but not extending to base ( Fig. 3View FIGURE 3 B). Female genitalia ( Fig. 5View FIGURE 5 A): Sclerotized rings oval, with wide posterior and narrow anterior region......................................................... E. gilva 

- Body pale green, hind femora with few dark aggregated spots ventrally, arranged in rows and extended to base ( Fig. 3View FIGURE 3 D); and bases of tibiae with dark spot. Female genitalia ( Fig. 5View FIGURE 5 B): Sclerotized ring oval; posterior wall with somewhat chitinised membrane......................................................................................... E. livida 

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Miridae