Corixidae, Leach, 1815

Moreno-R., Claudia, Molina-J., Wendy, Barbosa, Julianna Freires & Moreira, Felipe, 2018, Aquatic and semiaquatic bugs (Insecta, Hemiptera, Heteroptera) from Toluviejo Municipality, Sucre Department, Caribbean region of Colombia, Check List 14 (6), pp. 985-1002 : 996

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.15560/14.6.985

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03826A40-FFDA-FFB1-FCCC-FAA1B64F98F1

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Corixidae
status

 

and broad Corixidae . Its 2 species are characterized by

the characters: body more than one-third as broad as long; hypo-ocular suture arising about midway along the ventral margin of the eye; and males without strigil. The female found in Toluviejo was identified as C. kollari based on the presence of a tuft of thin setae on the corium near the nodal furrow, and on a stripe on clavus near the distal third of the claval suture ( Nieser 1969).

Distribution in the Colombian Caribbean region. Sucre (this work).

Subfamily Micronectinae

Tenagobia Bergroth, 1899

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Corixidae