Notes on the endemic Philippine genus Orthosaldula (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Saldidae), with descriptions of two new species
Zettel Herbert, Gapud Victor P.
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 48(2): 319-329, 2008
Abstract: The endemic Philippine genus Orthosaldula Gapud, 1986 and the type species O.
rubroalata Gapud, 1986 from central and southern Luzon are redescribed. A male
from Quezon Province, Central Luzon, is designated as the lectotype of O.
rubroalata; the year of original publication is corrected. Two species are
described as new to science, Orthosaldula stysi sp. nov. from Leyte and O.
flavonigra sp. nov. from Cebu.
Key words: Heteroptera, Saldidae, Orthosaldula, redescription, new species, endemism, Philippines, Luzon, Leyte, Cebu