Eur. J. Entomol. 105 (4): 771-781, 2008 | 10.14411/eje.2008.102

Revision of Phaeochiton Kerzhner, 1964 (Heteroptera: Miridae: Phylini)

Fedor V. KONSTANTINOV
St. Petersburg State University, Department of Entomology, Universitetskaya nab. 7/9, 199034 St. Petersburg, Russia;

The genus Phaeochiton Kerzhner, 1964 is revised and P. alenae sp. n. from Mongolia is described. Differential diagnoses are provided for the genus and its three species. Illustrations of male and female genitalia, tarsus and pretarsus, photographs of the dorsal habitus, hosts, and distributional records of the species discussed are given.

Keywords: Heteroptera, Miridae, Phylini, Phaeochiton, revision, taxonomy, new species, key, Mongolia

Received: March 3, 2008; Accepted: April 12, 2008; Published: October 24, 2008

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