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A new species of the phyline plant bug genus Chimairacoris from central Sulawesi, Indonesia (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Miridae: Phylinae)



The second species of the unique phyline plant bug genus Chimairacoris Yasunaga, Schuh & Cassis is described, on the basis of a male specimen collected from central Sulawesi, Indonesia. The present discovery remarkably expands distribution range of the genus from the Indian subcontinent to Wallacea, or the easternmost part of the Oriental Region. The generic characters are also redefined and discussed.




Hemiptera, Heteroptera, Miridae, Phylinae, Chimairacoris prodigiosus, new species, Sulawesi, Indonesia

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