Monalonion Herrich-Schaeffer,

Ferreira, Paulo Sergio Fiuza & Henry, Thomas J., 2011, Synopsis and keys to the tribes, genera, and species of Miridae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) of Minas Gerais, Brazil Part I: Bryocorinae, Zootaxa 2920, pp. 1-41: 31

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.277915

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scientific name

Monalonion Herrich-Schaeffer
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Genus Monalonion Herrich-Schaeffer 

Monalonian Herrich-Schaeffer, 1850: 168. Type species: Monalonion parviventre Herrich-Schaeffer, 1850  . Monotypic.

Diagnosis. Elongate, shiny, smooth, and glabrous species. Head with a distinct neck; antennal segment II six times longer than segment I. Pronotum clearly narrowed anteriorly; embolium-corial and clavo-corial sutures without punctures. Scutellum smooth (without slender, erect process as in the Old World Helopeltis Signoret  ); pronotum and hemelytra glabrous; apical angle of areole on membrane rounded.

Carvalho (1972) revised this genus. Only one species is known to occur in Minas Gerais.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Miridae