Nabis (Tropiconabis) capsiformis Germar, 1838

Novoselsky, T., Freidberg, A., Dorchin, N., Meltzer, N. & Kerzhner, I., 2014, The Nabidae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) of Israel and the Sinai Peninsula, Zootaxa 3827 (4), pp. 471-492 : 487-491

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https://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3827.4.3

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DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6143251

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scientific name

Nabis (Tropiconabis) capsiformis Germar, 1838
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Nabis (Tropiconabis) capsiformis Germar, 1838

( Figs. 18, 19 View FIGURES 15 – 26 , 33 View FIGURES 31 – 34 , 37 View FIGURES 35 – 38 , 41 View FIGURES 39 – 45 , 50 View FIGURES 50 – 55 , 70 View FIGURES 67 – 72 )

Material examined. ISRAEL: Har Hermon, 1900m, 1.v. 1986, A. Freidberg (1 ♀); Zomet Nappah [Golan, Nafech], 20.xii. 1973, A. Freidberg (1 ♂); Har Meron, 1100m, 10.vi. 1987, A. Shlagman (1 ♀); Nahal ‘Ammud, 4.iv. 1984, I. Yarom (1 ♀); Park haYarden, 8.v. 1997, L. Friedman (1 ♂); Carmel, 27.v. 1974, A. Freidberg (1 ♀); Nahal Oren, 30.v. 1998, A. Freidberg (1 ♀); Sede Eliyyahu, 17.vii. 1986, I. Susman (1 ♀); Ma'agan Mikha'èl, 27.iv. 1999, N. Meltzer & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix tetragyna ) (1 ♂); Park Caesarea, 25.xi. 1999, N. Meltzer & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix nilotica ) (1 ♂); ‘En Shemer, 17.ii. 1973, D. Furth (1 ♀); Sedot Yam, 17.v. 1998 ,, T. Orion (1 ♀); Bet Yizhaq [Beit Yitzhak], 25.iii. 1977, D. Gerling (1 ♀); Herzliyya, 2.vi. 1986, A. Freidberg (1 ♂), 20.vi. 1998 (1 ♂); Ramat haShavim, 29.viii. 1983, I. Yarom (1 ♀); Kefar Saba, 20.ix. 1945, H. Bytinski-Salz (1 ♀); Hod haSharon [Hadar Ramatayim], 7.xii. 1994, A. Freidberg (1 ♀); Rosh ha'Ayin, 5.x. 1973, D. Furth (1 ♀); Tel Aviv, Kefar haYaroq, 3.viii. 1967, D. Simon (1 ♀, 1 ♂); Tel-Aviv, 29.v. 1978, M. Kaplan (1 ♀), 24.v. 1994, A. Freidberg (1 ♀), 15.v. 1998, T. Orion (1 ♀); Giv’at Brenner, 26.iii. 1973, M. Kaplan (1 ♂); Eshta`ol, 31.v. 1990, Y. Zvik (1 ♀); Yesodot, 18.vi. 1987, Y. Zvik, (9 ♂, 7 ♀); Ashdod, 1.i. 1975 (2 ♂); Ashqelon, 26.v. 1961, J. Leston (1 ♂); Yeriho [Jericho], 1.iii. 1976, A. Freidberg (1 ♀); Mizpe Shalem, 9.iv. 1986, G. Eldar (1 ♀); ‘En Gedi, 30.iv. 1973, D. Furth (1 ♂), 22.iii. 1978, D. Furth (1 ♂); ‘Ein-el-Turaba, 27 km S ‘En Gedi, 20.v. 1974, A. Freidberg (1 ♂); Mezada [Massada], 15.ii. 1974, D. Furth (1 ♀); Zomet Zohar, 24.xi. 1998, A. Freidberg (1 ♀); ‘En Admon, 11.iv. 1994, A. Freidberg & F.

Kaplan (1 ♀; fifth instar); Ne’ot HaKikkar, 15.ix. 1965, Y. Margalit (light trap) (1 ♀); Gevulot, 31.xii. 1983, E. Shney-Dor (1 ♀), 22.ii. 1984, E. Shney-Dor (2 ♀); Nahal haBesor [Nahal Habsor], 16.ix. 1985, E. Shney-Dor (1 ♂); Shivta, 23.vi. 1976, A. Freidberg (2 ♂); Be`er Mash`abim [Asluj], 3.vi. 1945, H. Bytinski-Salz (1 ♀); Park Golda, nr. Revivim, 26.xi. 1999, A. Freidberg (1 ♂); Hazeva, 3.iii. 1971, J. Kugler (1 ♂), 15.ii. 1974, D. Furth (1 ♂); Yotvata dunes, 5.iv. 1997, A. Freidberg (3 ♀); Timna, 3.iv. 1997, Y. Malihi (1 ♂); Nahal Peres, 1.iv. 1998, A. Freidberg, light trap (1 ♂); Elot, 22.ii. 1970, B. Shalmon (3 ♂, 4 ♀).

EGYPT: Sinai, Tafrat-el-Kadarin, 9.iv. 1973, A. Freidberg (1 ♀); Sinai, Wadi Hibran, 11.iv. 1973, A. Freidberg (1 ♀); Sinai, El-Arbain, 14.v. 1974, M. Kaplan (1 ♂); Sinai, Wadi Tlach, 15.vii. 1974, A. Freidberg (1 ♂); Sinai, Wadi Geragenia, 2000 m, 16.vii. 1974, A. Freidberg (1 ♀); Sinai, Taba, 1.v. 1996, A. Freidberg (1 ♂); Sinai, Wadi Ahmar 2000–2300m, 25.iv. 1998, A. Freidberg & F. Kaplan (1 ♀); Sinai, Wadi Tinia 1800–2000m, 26.iv. 1998, A. Freidberg & F. Kaplan (1 ♀); Sinai, St. Katarina 40 km. NE, 27.iv. 1998, A. Freidberg & F. Kaplan (1 ♂).

Distribution. Tropical and subtropical regions of nearly the entire world. General distribution in Israel: Fig. 70 View FIGURES 67 – 72 .

Previous records. Bodenheimer, 1937: 205 (“ Palestine ”); Linnavuori, 1961: 37 (many localities).

Biology. This species was found in Israel on Tamarix tetragyna and T. nilotica . It was also recorded from fields and on herbs, and was bred for biological pest control ( Kerzhner, 1981).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Nabidae

Genus

Nabis