Review of the Stenoscelidea complex and key to the known genera of Stenoscelideini (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Coreidae)

Pages 355-370
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae | 2012/52/2

The Neotropical genus Stenoscelidea Westwood, 1842 (Coreidae: Coreinae: Stenoscelideini) in its current wide concept is revised and divided into two genera: Stenoscelidea and Stenoeurilla gen. nov. The following eight new combinations (all from Stenoscelidea) are proposed: Stenoeurilla aenescens (Stål, 1870) comb. nov., S. glabra (Brailovsky, 1983) comb. nov., S. hansoni (Brailovsky & Barrera, 1997) comb. nov., S. maya (Brailovsky, 1983) comb. nov., S. mimica (Brailovsky, 1983) comb. nov., S. pellucida (Brailovsky & Barrera, 1997) comb. nov., S. peruviana (Brailovsky & Barrera, 1997) comb. nov., and S. prolixa (Brailovsky, 1983) comb. nov. Three new species are described: Stenoscelidea guanaya sp. nov. (Bolivia), Stenoscelidea saphes sp. nov. (Peru), and Stenoscelidea pucalpa sp. nov. (Peru). Stenoscelidea histrionica (Stål, 1859), is considered a synonym of S. albovaria Westwood, 1842. A key to the four known genera of Stenoscelideini, and a key to the 15 known species of Stenoscelidea (except Stenoscelidea nigroaenea Breddin, 1903), are given.

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