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Published: 2022-05-25
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Paratasmanicola inerma gen. et. sp. nov. from Tasmania (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Rhyparochromidae)

Agriculture Victoria, AgriBio, 5 Ring Road, Bundoora, Victoria 3083, Australia 2La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3083, Australia
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Unit-3043, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, 06269-3043, USA
Hemiptera Paratasmanicola inerma gen. et. sp. nov. Getes Bergroth tribal placement Stygnocorini Rhyparochromidae zoogeography diagnostic notes


Paratasmanicola inerma gen. et. sp. nov. is described as the second genus of tribe Stygnocorini (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Rhyparochromidae: Rhyparochrominae) from Tasmania Australia, and compared with related genera to provide diagnoses, and notes on zoogeographic implications based on these genera as applying to the tribe Stygnocorini. Additionally, the new genus Paratasmanicola is compared with another Tasmanian rhyparochromid Getes Bergroth, 1916 to attempt to resolve the current uncertain tribal status of the latter genus.



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