Eotrechus fuscus sp. nov. from Northeastern India with a key to Indian species (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Gerridae)
Basu Srimoyee, Chandra Kailash, Venkatesan Thiruvengadam
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 57(2): 391-398, 2017
Published online: 31st December 2017
Abstract: Eotrechus fuscus sp. nov. (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Gerridae: Eotrechinae) is
described from Sikkim, Himalaya, India and compared with all known congeners.
The male genitalia study was undertaken to confirm validity of this species.
Eotrechus longipes Andersen, 1982 is recorded from Sikkim for the first time.
A key to all known Indian species is also provided. With the addition of this
new species, a total of six species of this genus are currently reported
Key words: Hemiptera, Heteroptera, Gerridae, new species, taxonomy, Sikkim, Himalaya, India, Oriental Region