Two new genera of Madagascan Pentatominae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomidae)

Pages 591-624
Citation KMENT, Petr. Two new genera of Madagascan Pentatominae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae. Prague: National Museum, 2015, 55(2), 591-624. ISSN 0374-1036 (print) 1804-6487 (online). Also available from:
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae | 2015/55/2

Two new genera and species, Jitka elegans gen. & sp. nov. (Myrocheini) and Nene undulatum gen. & sp. nov. (Triplatygini) (both Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomidae: Pentatominae), are described and illustrated, including structures of the male and female genitalia of both taxa and the 4th instar larva of J. elegans. The tribal placement of both new genera is discussed. The Pentatomidae fauna of Madagascar currently comprises four subfamilies, 87 genera and subgenera and 176 species (Asopinae 9 genera and subgenera/11 species, Pentatominae 74/158, Phyllocephalinae 1/1, and Podopinae 3/6), of which 40 genera (46 %) and 176 species (85 %) are endemic.

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