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Redescription of the genus Wachsiella (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Largidae: Physopeltinae) with description of male and comments on its tribal placement


STEHLÍK Jaroslav L. HEMALA Vladimír KMENT Petr

Year of publication 2016
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Zootaxa
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Science

Field Zoology
Keywords Hemiptera; Heteroptera; Largidae; Physopeltinae; Physopeltini; morphology; systematic placement; Indonesia; Sulawesi; Oriental Region
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Description A detailed redescription (including first description of the male sex) of the genus Wachsiella Schmidt, 1931 (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Largidae: Physopeltinae) and its single species, Wachsiella horsti Schmidt, 1931, is provided. The systematic placement of the genus is discussed and it is placed in the tribe Physopeltini. Wachsiella horsti is a species endemic to south Sulawesi (Indonesia), known only from specimens collected in 1895–1896 and has never been reported since.
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