Peprius nodulipes (Signoret, 1858)

Krüger, Andreas, 2019, Notes on Afrotropical Enicocephalidae and Reduviidae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) with emphasis on vehicle-mounted net samples from Liberia, West Africa, Zootaxa 4688 (2), pp. 232-248: 241

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4688.2.4

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scientific name

Peprius nodulipes (Signoret, 1858)
status

 

Peprius nodulipes (Signoret, 1858) 

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Material examined: LIBERIA: Bong county, trip Menla—Weadea bridge, 6°55′N 10°20′W, 11.v.1989, 6:03–6:40 pm, vehicle-mounted net, leg. Rolf Garms (1 ♂)GoogleMaps  ; Bong mine, Dam 1b/2b, 165 m, 20.v.1989, hand-collected, leg. Rolf Garms (2 ♀♀)  .

Distribution: Angola, Benin, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria.

Remark: Easily separable from the two other known species of the genus, although Villiers (1948) indicated the possibility of P. bequaerti Schouteden, 1932  being only a variant of P. nodulipes  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Reduviidae

Genus

Peprius