Parafurius discifer (Stål),

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: 21-22

publication ID

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

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03DC954F-7F1E-FFD7-FF0A-7242BF0AE6F7

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Parafurius discifer (Stål)
status

 

Parafurius discifer (Stål) 

(Fig. 54)

Eccritotarsus discifer Stål, 1860: 57  (orig. descrip.).

Parafurius discifer: Carvalho and China, 1951  : 692 (n. comb.).

Diagnosis. Body oval, with red, orange, and yellow markings. Head and anterior area of pronotum yellow. Pronotal disc with a large, oval, red area. Scutellum with apex and lateral margins red. Hemelytra pale yellow; clavus red with basal spot orange; corium with a broad, transverse, reddish-brown stripe extending from apical third of embolium to claval commissure. Length 3.80–4.65 mm.

Host. Coffee, Coffea arabica Beth.  [ Rubiaceae  ] ( Ferreira et al., 2001). Two specimens from Trinidad taken on Smilax  sp. [ Smilacaceae  ].

Distribution. Argentina, Brazil (Amazonas, Goias, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro), Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Venezuela (Carvalho, 1957); Suriname ( Carvalho and Rosas, 1965); Puerto Rico ( Maldonado, 1969); Peru ( Carvalho and Ferreira, 1972); Costa Rica ( Carvalho and Afonso, 1977).

Minas Gerais specimens examined. None examined.

Other specimens examined: 3 3, 14 ƤƤ, Brazil, Campinas, São Paulo, 23 June 1944, O. Monte ( USNM); 3 ƤƤ, Brazil, Nova Teutonia, Santa Catarina, 18 June – 12 Sept. 1946, F. Plaumann ( USNM); 2 3, 1 Ƥ, Brazil, Corcovado, F. District, Dec. 1945, J. C. M. Carvalho ( USNM). 3 ƤƤ, Puerto Rico, El Verde Field Stn., 12 June 1990, A. G. Wheeler, Jr. ( USNM). 2 ƤƤ, Trinidad, St. Augustine, 10 Jan. 1944, A. M. Adamson, on leaves of Smilax  ( USNM)

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Miridae

Genus

Parafurius

Loc

Parafurius discifer (Stål)

Ferreira, Paulo Sergio Fiuza & Henry, Thomas J. 2011
2011
Loc

Parafurius discifer:

Carvalho 1951: 692
1951
Loc

Eccritotarsus discifer Stål, 1860 : 57

Stal 1860: 57
1860