Europiellomorpha lividellus ( Kerzhner, 1979 )

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: 392

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Europiellomorpha lividellus ( Kerzhner, 1979 )
status

n. comb.

Europiellomorpha lividellus ( Kerzhner, 1979)  , n. comb.

Figures: 1 G, 2 E –F, 3 F, 6 A –E

Plagiognathus lividellus: Kerzhner 1979: 51  (desc., figs.); 1988 a: 855 (key)

Europiella lividella: Schuh et al., 1995: 391  (n. comb.); Schuh, 1995: 316 (cat.); Kerzhner and Josifov, 1999: 346 (cat.); Yasunaga, 2001: 162 (diag., fig.); Kwon et al., 2001: 172 (cat.).

Plagiognathus lividellus: Schuh, 2004  (re –comb.)

Diagnosis. Generally distinguished by small, and oval body, usually greenish coloration, entirely pale antennal segments and legs; ventrally few large black spots on metafemora, one on anterior and three on posterior margin ( Fig. 3View FIGURE 3 F); long labium reaching apex of metacoxae; and mesal serrated edge of the endosoma ( Fig. 6View FIGURE 6 A).

Description. As in generic descriptions.

Measurements. (2 ♂ / 2 ♀). Body length 3.08–3.17 / 3.16–3.20; head width across eyes 0.68–0.72 / 0.68–0.72; vertex width 0.32–0.35 / 0.37–0.41; lengths of antennal segments I –IV: 0.25–0.26, 0.93–0.97, 0.62–0.63, 0.47 – 0.43 / 0.27–0.28, 0.91–0.92, 0.59–0.60, 0.43–0.44; total length of labium 1.15–1.25 / 1.26–1.32; mesal pronotal length 0.46–0.49 / 0.46–0.49; basal pronotal width 1.06 – 1.04 / 1.02–1.05; width across hemelytron 1.31–1.32 / 1.35–1.37; and lengths of metafemora, tibia and tarsus: 1.02–1.15, 1.70–1.72, 0.48–0.49 / 1.13–1.19, 1.60–1.71, 0.45–0.46.

Specimens examined. South Korea: Gangwon –do: 1 ♂, Taebaek, Mt. Hambaeksan, 14.ix. 1999, on Artemisia princeps, G.S. Lee  , det. by T. Yasunaga ( NAAS). Gyeonggi –do: 1 ♀, Yangpyeong –gun, Kangsang –myeon, sewol –ri, 30.vi. 2008, R.K. Duwal and S. Jung; 1 ♂, 1 ♀, Yangpyeong –gun, Mt. Yongmun, on light trap, 24.vi. 2009, same collectors. Gyeongsangnam –do: 2 ♂, 2 ♀, Sancheong –gun, Sincheon –myeon, Jungsan –ri, Mt. Jung, 29.vi. 2011, R.K. Duwal (SNU); 1 ♂, 2 ♀, same data as above, on light trap. Jeollanam –do: 1 ♀, Danyang –gun, Danyang –eup, 27.vii. 2011, on light trap, R.K. Duwal; 1 ♂, 1 ♀, Jangseong –gun, Mt. Bangjang, 24.vi. 2010, on light trap, R.K. Duwal. Japan: Hokkaido: 1 ♀ Tomakomai city, 27.Viii. 1998, T. Yasunaga. Honshu: 2 ♀, Komori, Ohtoh vil. Wakayama, 10.vi. 1998, T. and M. Yasunaga, det. by T. Yasunaga, 2000; 1 ♀, Wakayama Pref., Tanabe city, 10.vi. 1998, T. Yasunaga.

Distribution. China, Korea, Russia.

Host. Artemisia gigantea Kitamura  ( Asteraceae  ) [Kerzhner, 1978].

Remarks. The specimens were collected from the different kinds of asteraceous plant from random sweeping as well as in light traps, so the specific breeding host is unknown.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Miridae

Genus

Europiellomorpha

Loc

Europiellomorpha lividellus ( Kerzhner, 1979 )

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

Europiella lividella:

Yasunaga 2001: 162
Kwon 2001: 172
Kerzhner 1999: 346
1999
Loc

Plagiognathus lividellus:

Kerzhner 1979: 51