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Review of the plant bug genus Fingulus Distant in Indochina (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Miridae: Deraeocorini), with descriptions of two new species

TOMOHIDE YASUNAGA, KAZUTAKA YAMADA, JOMSURANG DUANGTHISAN, TAKSIN ARTCHAWAKOM

Abstract


The deraeocorine plant bug genus Fingulus Distant from Indochina is reviewed, diagnosed and discussed. Seven species are currently recognized, including two new species described herein: F. angkorensis and F. rubricatus from Cambodia and Thailand. Behavior and habitat of F. angkorensis are documented, which was observed to be associated with two anthocorids and a thrips in leaf margin curl-galls produced by the thrips on a banyan tree Ficus microcarpa. A checklist including two species of the assumed sister genus Angerianus Distant is provided, with available distributional records; images of two Angerianus species are also shown for the first time.

 


Keywords


Hemiptera, Heteroptera, Miridae, Deraeocorini, Fingulus, Angerianus, new species, Indochina

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4154.5.7

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