54-1

2014 /54/1

ISSN: 0374-1036 (print), 1804-6487 (online)
Vedoucí redaktor: Kment Petr

Chewing lice (Phthiraptera: Amblycera et Ischnocera) from wrens (Passeriformes: Troglodytidae), with description of a new species of Myrsidea

A total of 114 individuals of 14 wren species (Aves: Passeriformes: Troglodytidae) were examined. Nineteen birds (17 %) of six species were parasitised with 292 chewing lice (mean intensity = 15.4 lice per bird) belonging to three genera – Brueelia Kéler, 1936, Penenirmus Clay & Meinertzhagen,…

A new species of Eremiothrips from Iran (Thysanoptera: Thripidae)

Eremiothrips eshghii sp. nov. is described from Fars province, south of Iran, from specimens collected on a species of Ephedra (Ephedraceae). This new species seems to be related to E. effl atouni (Priesner, 1965) in having no long setae on the posterior angles of the pronotum in both sexes, as…

Taxonomic revision of the Neotropical genus Oiovelia (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Veliidae)

The genus Oiovelia Drake & Maldonado-Capriles, 1952 includes foam-inhabiting insects that occur from Venezuela to Argentina and contains four previously described species: Oiovelia brasiliensis Moreira, Nessimian & Rúdio, 2010, O. cunucunumana Drake & Maldonado-Capriles, 1952, O.…

Revision of the genus Tachytatus (Heteroptera: Lygaeoidea: Rhyparochromidae)

The Oriental genus Tachytatus Bergroth, 1918 (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Lygaeoidea: Rhyparochromidae: Rhyparochrominae: Ozophorini), so far monotypic, is revised. The genus and its type species, T. prolixicornis Bergroth, 1918 (Philippines), are redescribed and recorded from Malaysia (Sabah)…

Review of Imatidiini genera (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae)

Genera of Imatidiini Hope, 1840 are revised and keyed. Colour images demonstrating general habitus of all genera are also given. The following genera are removed from synonymy and their status restored: Caloclada Guérin-Méneville, 1844, stat. restit., Pseudimatidium Aslam, 1966, stat. restit.,…

Taxonomy of the Cape Verde endemic weevil genus Dinas (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Entiminae). Part I: Description of a new subgenus, and two new species from São Nicolau Island

An extensive material of the Cape Verde endemic weevil genus Dinas Wollaston, 1867 (Curculionidae: Entiminae) is revised. Two subgenera are recognized based on the external morphology and biology of adults. Microspina subgen. nov. is established for the group with smaller-sized adults which are

A new species of Feuerborniella (Diptera: Psychodidae) from the paramo of Colombia

Feuerborniella paramuna Cordeiro, sp. nov., is a new species we describe herein from the paramo of Colombia. This genus is recorded for the fi rst time from Colombia. Diagnostic characters for Feuerborniella Vaillant, 1971 along with its place in the tribe Psychodini are discussed, and a key to…