Micracanthia Reuter, 1912

Ghahari, Hassan, Moulet, Pierre, Ostovan, Hadi & Linnavuori, Rauno E., 2013, An annotated catalog of the Iranian Dipsocoromorpha, Enicocephalomorpha, Gerromorpha, Leptopodomorpha and Nepomorpha (Hemiptera: Heteroptera), Zootaxa 3641 (4), pp. 301-342: 317

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scientific name

Micracanthia Reuter, 1912
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Genus Micracanthia Reuter, 1912 

Micracanthia ornatula (Reuter, 1881) 

Salda ornatula Reuter, 1881: 160  (as new species); Salda dixoni Distant, 1904: 405  ; Salda (Chartoscirta) dixoni  var. luteifuscula Breddin, 1912: 86  ; Acanthia balnearum Bergroth, 1918: 123  ; Saldula minor Hamid & Sultana, 1972: 283  .

Distribution in Iran. Hormozgan (Linnavuori 2004), Iran (no locality cited) (Linnavuori et al. 2011). General distribution. Widespread: Egypt, Tropical Africa, Central Asia extending to Saudi Arabia, Oman, Far East; Australian Region (Lindskog 1995).

Comment. An unknown species, Micracanthia  sp., was recorded by Ostovan et al. (2002) from Jajrood River (Tehran province); it is probably M. ornatula  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Saldidae