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Notes on plant bugs (Hemiptera, Heteroptera, Miridae) from Madagascar with a description of new species of the cylapine tribe Fulviini and checklist of Madagascan mirids

University of Silesia in Katowice; Faculty of Natural Sciences; Institute of Biology; Biotechnology and Environmental Protection; Bankowa 9; 40-007 Katowice; Poland
Mendel University in Brno; Faculty of AgriSciences; Department of Zoology; Fisheries; Hydrobiology and Apiculture; Zemědělská 1; Brno; CZ-613 00; Czech Republic
University of Palermo; corresponding address: Via Sandro Botticelli; 15; I-90144 Palermo; Italy
Département de l’Etude du Milieu Naturel et Agricole; Service Public de Wallonie; Gembloux; BE-5030; Belgium
Department of Plant Protection; Faculty of Agrobiology; Food and Natural Resources; Czech University of Agriculture; CZ-165 21 Praha 6-Suchdol; Czech Republic
University of Silesia in Katowice; Faculty of Natural Sciences; Institute of Biology; Biotechnology and Environmental Protection; Bankowa 9; 40-007 Katowice; Poland
University of Opole; Institute of Biology; Oleska 22; 45-052 Opole; Poland
Hemiptera biodiversity distribution taxonomy true bugs Fulvius Schmitzofulvius


A new species of Fulvius Stål—F. attenboroughi sp. nov.—is diagnosed and described. Schmitzofulvius bigibber Gorczyca, 1998 is redescribed. Photographic images of habitus and genital structures, as well as scanning electron micrographs of selected structures of both species, are provided. Fulvius kerzhneri Gorczyca, 2000 is diagnosed. New records of a few plant bugs species (Collaria elsae Matocq, 2021, C. cf improvisa Reuter, 1893, F. kerzhneri, Linnavuoricoris madagascariensis Chérot, 2013, Malagasycoelum dracula Kim & Jung, 2020 and S. bigibber) from Madagascar and the checklist of Madagascan Miridae are also presented.



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