Carsidaridae

Martin, Jon H. & Lau, Clive S. K., 2011, The Hemiptera-Sternorrhyncha (Insecta) of Hong Kong, China-an annotated inventory citing voucher specimens and published records, Zootaxa 2847, pp. 1-122: 49-50

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http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.2847.1.1

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scientific name

Carsidaridae
status

 

Carsidaridae  

Carsidara marginalis Walker (1869)  

Two samples in BMNH, one from Sterculia nobilis   (coll. Lau) and the other sent to CIE by HK Agriculture & Fisheries Department from “noble bottle tree” (recorded as Brachychiton rupestris   by Hollis, 1987, but not listed by HK Herbarium). Also reported from HK by Hodkinson (1986). Reported from HK by Lee & Winney (1981) as Carsidara sp.  

Mesohomotoma camphorae Kuwayama (1908)  

Reported from HK on Murraya paniculata   by Chan (1998) but no known voucher material. Material determined as this species is in PPRD (see Appendix 4), the host data quoted as Hibiscus tiliaceus   , so this may prove to be M. hibisci   , below, as was suggested in discussion by Hollis (1987: 106-107).

Mesohomotoma hibisci (Froggatt, 1901)  

Two samples in BMNH, both from Hibiscus tiliaceus   in NT, the earlier sent for determination by Hill.

Tenaphalara acutipennis Kuwayama (1908)  

Three samples in BMNH, all from Bombax ceiba   [= B. malabaricum   ], and two slides are in PPRD.

Tyora congrua Walker (1869)  

see discussion of T. guangdongana   , below

Tyora guangdongana Yang & Li (1985)  

Two samples of adults and nymphs in BMNH, from Sterculia lanceolata   (the true host), along with a sample of adults-alone taken from “chrysanthemum” on which plant they were almost certainly vagrant. Reported from HK by Lee & Winney (1981), under the mis-spelt name Tyara sp. David Hollis (BMNH, pers. comm.) considers that this HK material is likely to be T. congrua Walker (1869)   , in which case a synonymy may be indicated.