Nabidomiris longipennis Odhiambo, 1958

Morales, Irina, Forero, Dimitri & Unesis, 2016, The genusNabidomiris (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Miridae): review of the species and description of a new species from South Africa, Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 56 (2), pp. 507-516: 513

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http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5311108

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5449076

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scientific name

Nabidomiris longipennis Odhiambo, 1958
status

 

Nabidomiris longipennis Odhiambo, 1958  

( Figs 3 View Figs 1–4 , 9, 10 View Figs 5–16. 5–10 , 21 View Fig )

Material examined. ALLOTYPE: ♀, ‘ UGANDA / KAWANDA / 14.v.1958 / T.R. Odhiambo’ ( BMNH) [photo examined].  

Additional material examined. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO: 4 JJ 1 ♀, ‘[SUD-KIVU]: Lwiro / River Km 47 / N. of Bakavu / 1650 m. / [2° 13’ 55S, 28° 47’ 11 E] / 15.vii.1957 / E.S. Ross and R.E. Leech’ ( CASC). TANZANIA: 1 J, ‘[MKOAWA MOROGORO] / Mlimba / [8° 48’ 0S, 35° 49’ 0 E] / xi. 1967 / I.A.D. Robertson’ ( AMNH).

Diagnosis. Recognized by the following combination of characters: basal margin of pronotum about 1.55 times the width of the head (Table 1), humeral angles with two rounded black spots; macropterous in both sexes ( Fig. 3 View Figs 1–4 ); male endosoma with a wide ribbon-like sclerite with narrow base ( Fig. 9 View Figs 5–16. 5–10 , rs), ventral right sclerite ovoid ( Fig. 10 View Figs 5–16. 5–10 , vrs).

Male genitalia. Pygophore: elongated with apex semi-triangular and a tubercle on left lateroposterior ventral margin. Parameres: left paramere sickle-shaped, ending in lateral tip, right paramere with hypophysis curved. Endosoma: ribbon-like sclerite (rs) wide with narrow base, trichiae on surface medium-sized ( Fig. 9 View Figs 5–16. 5–10 ); median sclerite (ms) absent; ventral right sclerite (vrs) ovoid, entire surface covered with microtrichiae ( Fig. 10 View Figs 5–16. 5–10 ).

Plant associations. Unknown.

Distribution. Described originally from Uganda ( ODHIAMBO 1958) and recorded from the Democratic Republic of the Congo in central Africa ( LINNAVUORI 1973). New country records from Tanzania in eastern Africa ( Fig. 21 View Fig ).

AMNH

American Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Miridae

Genus

Nabidomiris