Physopelta (Neophysopelta) sita ( Kirby, 1891 )

Stehlík, Jaroslav L., 2013, Review and reclassification of the Old World genus Physopelta (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Largidae), Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 53 (2), pp. 505-584 : 543

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Physopelta (Neophysopelta) sita ( Kirby, 1891 )
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Physopelta (Neophysopelta) sita ( Kirby, 1891)

Dindymus sita Kirby, 1891: 104–105 , pl. IV: fig. 18 (description, figure, distribution).

SYNTYPES: Sri Lanka, Pundaloya (BMNH).

Dindymus sita: LETHIERRY & SEVERIN (1894) : 247 (catalogue); DISTANT (1903a): 113 (redescription); DISTANT (1910): 97 (insisting on the generic placement in Dindymus ).

Physopelta sita: BREDDIN (1909) : 296 (new combination, distribution); BERGROTH (1913): 167 (catalogue); HUSSEY (1929): 33 (catalogue, distribution).

Type material examined. SYNTYPES: ♂ ( BMNH), ‘Type [p, white round label with red circle submarginally] // avers: Dindymus / Sita Kb. / type [hw] / revers: Ceylon. / Green Coll. / 90-115. [p, white label] // 160 [hw, greyish label]’. The specimen is pinned through scutellum, right antenna and all legs on right side missing. – ♂ ( BMNH), ‘avers: Dindymus / Sita / Kb. cotype [hw] / revers: Ceylon. / Green Coll. / 90-115. [p, white label] // 110 [hw, greyish label] // Pundaloya / Ceylon. [p, white label]’. The specimen is pinned through scutellum, left antennomere 4, left middle leg, right antennomeres 3 and 4, right protarsomeres 2 and 3, and entire mesotarsus missing.

Additional material examined. SRI LANKA: Dambula , 300 m a.s.l., 19.iv.–9.v.1991, 9♂♂ 14 ♀♀, J. Kolibáč lgt. ( ZSMC) ; Diyatalawa , xii.1900, 1 ♂, no collector, P. Kment det. ( BMNH) ; Henaratgota , 14.ii.1902, 1 ♂, Dr. Uzel lgt. ( NMPC) ; Kandy , 30.iii.1902, 1 ♂ 1 ♀, Dr. Uzel lgt. ( NMPC) ; ditto, 31.i.1978, 2 ♀♀, Plössl lgt. ( EHIA) ; ditto, 600 m a.s.l., 1.–18.iv.1991, 1 ♂, J. Kolibáč ( ZSMC) ; Maskeliya , no date, 1 ♂, no collector, P. Kment det. ( BMNH) ; Peradeniya , x.1900, 1 ♀, no collector, P. Kment det. ( BMNH) ; ditto, 22.xi.1901, 1 ♂, 30.xii.1901, 1 ♀, 13.i.1902, 1 ♂, ii.1902, 1 ♀, 26.iii.1902, 1 ♂, all Dr. Uzel lgt. ( NMPC) ; Trincomalee , xi.1906, 2 ♀♀, no collector, P. Kment det. ( BMNH) ; Uda Walawe , Sugarcane Research Institute, in sugarcane field, 17.iv.1968, 1 ♀, C.I.E. A4578, no collector, M. S. K. Ghauri det, P. Kment revid. ( BMNH) .

Distribution. Sri Lanka ( KIRBY 1891, BREDDIN 1909).

ZSMC

Zoologische Staatssammlung

NMPC

National Museum Prague

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Largidae

Genus

Physopelta

Loc

Physopelta (Neophysopelta) sita ( Kirby, 1891 )

Stehlík, Jaroslav L. 2013
2013
Loc

Physopelta sita:

HUSSEY F. 1929: 33
BREDDIN G. 1909: 296
1909
Loc

Dindymus sita:

DISTANT W. L. 1910: 97
DISTANT W. L. 1903: 113
LETHIERRY L. & SEVERIN G. 1894: 247
1894
Loc

Dindymus sita

KIRBY W. F. 1891: 105
1891