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Published: 2016-02-26

The Cylapinae (Insecta, Hemiptera, Heteroptera: Miridae) of India: review of the subfamily with description of new species

Department of Agricultural Entomology, University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bangalore 560 065, India.
Département de l’Etude du Milieu Naturel et Agricole, Service Public de Wallonie, Gembloux, BE-5030, Belgium.
Department of Zoology, University of Silesia, Bankowa 9, 40-007 Katowice, Poland.
Department of Biosystematics, Opole University, Oleska 22, 45-052 Opole, Poland.
Hemiptera Heteroptera Miridae Cylapinae India new species new synonymy

Abstract

The subfamily Cylapinae (Insecta, Heteroptera: Miridae) from India is reviewed. Three tribes, seven genera and nineteen species are cited from the country, keyed and described. Six species are described as new: Fulvius kadapaensis sp. nov., Peritropis kodava sp. nov., Peritropis pathaki sp. nov., Peritropis sangai sp. nov., Peritropis yasunagai sp. nov. and Rhinomiris prathapani sp. nov. A new synonymy is published: Peritropis lewisi (Distant, 1904) (valid name) = Peritropis indicus Gorczyca, 2006b (new junior subjective synonym).

 

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