Europiella livida ( Reuter, 1906 )

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: 389

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

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scientific name

Europiella livida ( Reuter, 1906 )
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Europiella livida ( Reuter, 1906) 

Figures: 1 D, 3 D, 5 B

Plagiognathus lividus: Reuter, 1906: 73  (n. sp.); Kerzhner, 1979: 54 (desc., figs.); 1988 a: 855 (key). Europiella livida: Schuh et al., 1995: 390  (n. comb.); Schuh 1995: 316 (cat.); Kerzhner and Josifov, 1999: 346 (cat.); Kwon et al., 2001: 171 (cat.).

Diagnosis. Generally distinguished by moderate size, elongated oval body; usually pale greenish coloration; somewhat darker cuneus (than corium) almost grayish; metafemora ventrally with few dark spots, and towards its base arranged in rows ( Fig. 3View FIGURE 3 D); and tibiae with a black spot or ring at their bases.

Male genitalia. For description and figure of male genitalia see Kerzhner 1979: 53 (as Plagiognathus lividus  ).

Female genitalia ( Fig. 5View FIGURE 5 B). Sclerotized rings asymmetrical, oval; and posterior wall with chitinised membrane.

Measurements. (1 ♀). Body length 2.75; head width across eyes 0.54; vertex width 0.30; lengths of antennal segments I –IV: 0.21, 0.77, 0.56, 0.39; total length of labium 1.01; mesal pronotal length 0.43; basal pronotal width 0.91; width across hemelytron 1.21; and lengths of metafemur, tibia and tarsus: 0.98, 1.39, 0.43.

Specimens examined. South Korea: Gyeonggi –do: 1 ♀, Yangpyeong –gun, Kangsang –myeon, Sewol –ri, 22.viii. 2011, R.K. Duwal.

Distribution. China, Korea, Russia.

Host. Artemisia gigantea Kitamura  ( Asteraceae  ) [ Kerzhner, 1988 a].

Remarks. The biology is unknown in Korea because the specimen was collected in a light trap.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Miridae

Genus

Europiella

Loc

Europiella livida ( Reuter, 1906 )

Duwal, Ram Keshari, Jung, Sunghoon & Lee, Seunghwan 2014
2014
Loc

Plagiognathus lividus:

Kwon 2001: 171
Kerzhner 1999: 346
Kerzhner 1979: 54
Reuter 1906: 73
1979