Marine bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Gerromorpha) from Vietnam, with description of a new species of Hermatobates (Hermatobatidae)

Le Thi Phuong Linh, Tran Anh Duc, Nguyen Nyguyet
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 64(1): 67-78, 2024
Published online: 15th June 2024
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Abstract: This paper presents the inventory of exclusively marine Heteroptera species, including taxa of three families of Gerromorpha, Hermatobatidae, Veliidae, and Gerridae, from Vietnam. A new species of coral treaders, Hermatobates sanho sp. nov. from the southern area of Vietnam is described. Xenobates murphyi Andersen, 2000 and Xenobates singaporensis Andersen, 2000 are recorded from the country for the first time.
Key words: Hemiptera, Heteroptera, Gerromorpha, Gerridae, Hermatobatidae, Veliidae, marine bugs, new records, new species, Vietnam, Oriental Region