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Published: 2018-04-10

Review of the genus Menestheus Stål, 1868 (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomidae)

Entomology Department, North Dakota State University, Dept. 7650, P.O. Box 6050; Fargo, ND. Laboratorio de Entomología, Instituto de la Patagonia, Universidad de Magallanes, Av. Bulnes 01855, Casilla 113-D, Punta Arenas, Chile
Entomology Department, North Dakota State University, Dept. 7650, P.O. Box 6050; Fargo, ND.
Hemiptera Pentatomidae Pentatominae Aeptini Menestheus new species Australia

Abstract

The Aeptini (Pentatomidae: Pentatominae) genus Menestheus Stål, 1868, is redescribed. The original misidentification of the type species for Menestheus is corrected by action of first reviser herein by establishing Paramenestheus nercivus non Dallas, 1851 sensu Stal (1868) = Menestheus cuneatus Distant, 1899 as the type species. Menestheus mcphersoni sp. nov. is described and illustrated. Characters separating the two species are discussed.

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How to Cite

FAÚNDEZ, E. I., & RIDER, D. A. (2018). Review of the genus <em>Menestheus</em> Stål, 1868 (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). Zootaxa, 4407(2), 275–280. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4407.2.8