The genus Nematopus (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Coreidae) of French Guiana with a description of one new species
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 55(1): 39-45, 2015
Published in print: 1st June 2015
Abstract: A checklist of the species of the genus Nematopus Berthold, 1827 (Hemiptera:
Heteroptera: Coreidae: Coreinae: Nematopodini) known from French Guiana is
given. One new species, N. persuasus sp. nov., is described. New distributional
records for N. indus (Linnaeus, 1758) and N. nervosus Laporte, 1832 are added.
Dorsal view photographs and a key for the three known species are included. The
pronotum and male genital capsule of C. persuasus and C. spinulus Brailovsky
& Barrera, 2003 are illustrated.
Key words: Heteroptera, Coreidae, Nematopus, new species, taxonomy, key, French Guyana, Neotropical Region