New species of Nesocricos and Tanycricos (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Naucoridae: Cheirochelinae: Tanycricini) in the mountains of West Papua, Indonesian New Guinea

Robert W. Sites, Suputa


Two new species of Tanycricini are described from mountain streams of Indonesian New Guinea. Both species were collected at 1,348 m elevation from Ingging River in West Papua. Nesocricos ingging Sites n.sp. was represented by macropterous and submacropterous forms. Tanycricos inequalis Sites n.sp. was represented by macropterous and brachypterous forms. Nesocricos evops La Rivers is reported from the Baliem Valley of Indonesian New Guinea.


Insecta; Hemiptera; new species; distribution; Naucoridae; New Guinea; Indonesia


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