Eur. J. Entomol. 109 (1): 117-128, 2012 | DOI: 10.14411/eje.2012.015

A new genus and species of the tribe Orthotylini (Heteroptera: Miridae: Orthotylinae) from Central Asia

Alexander A. KNYSHOV, Fedor V. KONSTANTINOV
St. Petersburg State University, Department of Entomology, Universitetskaya nab. 7/9, 199034 St. Petersburg, Russia; e-mails: knyshovspb@list.ru; fkonstantinov@gmail.com

A new genus and new species, Angulonotus grisescens, is described from Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan and its taxonomic placement within the tribe Orthotylini is discussed. Illustrations of male and female genitalia, micrographs of selected characters, photographs of dorsal habitus, hosts and distributional records of this new taxon are provided. Comparisons are made with species of the genus Hyoidea Reuter, 1876.

Keywords: Heteroptera, Miridae, Orthotylinae, taxonomy, new genus, new species, Angulonotus grisescens, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Hyoidea

Received: July 12, 2011; Accepted: August 16, 2011; Published: January 3, 2012

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