Empicoris Wolff, 1811

Melo, María Cecilia, Faúndez, Eduardo Iván, Ilpla, Conicet, Unlp & Cebc, 2011, Synopsis of the genus Empicoris (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Reduviidae) in Chile, Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 51 (1), pp. 11-20: 17

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5327122

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5386057

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/A7590967-B926-FFB1-FEE6-FD3AFBD3E267

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scientific name

Empicoris Wolff, 1811
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Key to the Chilean species of Empicoris Wolff, 1811  

1 Lateral carina of hind lobe of pronotum distinguishable at anterior portion only ( Fig. 3 View Figs ); apex of pterostigma generally reddish; posterior margin of pygophore deeply emarginate ( Fig. 4 View Figs ). ................................................................ E. rubromaculatus ( Blackburn, 1889)  

– Lateral carina of hind lobe of pronotum complete ( Fig. 5 View Figs ); pterostigma only rarely reddish at apex; posterior margin of process of pygophore not deeply emarginate. .................... 2

2 Hind wings conspicuously spotted apically; lateral carina of pronotum in most specimens with a small projecting process; pterostigma more or less extensively darkened. ............. ................................................................................................. E. errabundus ( Say, 1832)  

– Hind wings not spotted apically; lateral carina of pronotum lacking anterior projection; pterostigma darkened or not. ........................................................................................... 3

3 Pterostigma with two or three dark spots; parameres bilobed apically ( Fig. 6 View Figs ). ................ ........................................................................................ E. culiciformis ( De Geer, 1773)  

– Pterostigma uniformly whitish; parameres pointed apically ( Fig. 7 View Figs ). ................................ ....................................................................................... E. vagabundus ( Linnaeus, 1758)