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Revision of Limnocoris (Heteroptera: Nepomorpha: Naucoridae) of North America

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Author(s):
Rodrigues, Higor D. D. [1, 2] ; Sites, Robert W. [3]
Total Authors: 2
Affiliation:
[1] Museu Zool Univ Sao Paulo, BR-04263000 Sao Paulo - Brazil
[2] Univ Fed Alagoas, Museu Hist Nat, BR-57010060 Maceio - Brazil
[3] Univ Missouri, Div Plant Sci, Enns Entomol Museum, Columbia, MO 65211 - USA
Total Affiliations: 3
Document type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa; v. 4629, n. 4, p. 451-497, JUL 9 2019.
Web of Science Citations: 0
Abstract

The North American species of Limnocoris are revised and total 13 species after the present study. Four new species are described and illustrated: L. chaetocarinatus n. sp. from Costa Rica, Panama, and Colombia; L. major n. sp. and L. nanus n. sp. from Costa Rica and Panama; and L. zacki n. sp. from Mexico and Guatemala. Further, supplemental descriptions are provided for the previously described species. The following synonymies are proposed, with junior synonyms in brackets: L. insularis Champion {[}L. alcorni La Rivers n. syn.], L. pygmaeus La Rivers {[}L. solenoides La Rivers n. syn.], and L. signoreti Montandon {[}L. brailovskyi La Rivers n. syn., L. laucki La Rivers n. syn., L. stangei La Rivers n. syn.]. A lectotype is designated for L. signoreti. Limnocoris profundus (Say) is considered a nomen dubium because no type specimens have been found and the original description is insufficient to establish its identity. An illustrated taxonomic key, distribution maps, and a discussion of the characters (putative synapomorphies) not previously mentioned in the literature also are presented. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 13/16654-0 - Taxonomic study and phylogenetic analysis of the genus Limnocoris Stål, 1860 (Insecta: Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Naucoridae)
Grantee:Higor Daniel Duarte Rodrigues
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate