Taxonomic review of Kokeshia Miyamoto, 1960 from China, with description of ten new species (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Schizopteridae)

  • The species of Kokeshia Miyamoto, 1960 from China are reviewed, K. hsiaoi Ren & Zheng, 1992 is redescribed, and ten new species from China are described. Among these new species, K. baii sp. nov., was collected from Hong Kong, and the other nine, K. acutiformis sp. nov., K. bui sp. nov., K. caii sp. nov., K. drepanoides sp. nov., K. hilli sp. nov., K. pengae sp. nov., K. redeii sp. nov., K. renae sp. nov. and K. weirauchae sp. nov., from Yunnan. Thus, the number of known species of this genus is increased from eight to eighteen. Photographs of the habitus, forewing, abdomen and genitalic structures; drawings and scanning electron micrographs of male abdomen and genitalic structures are provided. A key to all the species currently recognized in the genus Kokeshia is presented, a distribution map and checklist for all known species is provided.

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Author:Jiu-Yang Luo, Qiang Xie
Parent Title (German):European journal of taxonomy
Series (Serial Number):European journal of taxonomy : EJT (802)
Publisher:Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle
Place of publication:Paris
Document Type:Article
Date of Publication (online):2022/03/10
Date of first Publication:2022/03/10
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2022/03/15
Tag:Dipsocoromorpha; Hong Kong; Kokeshia; Schizopteridae
Page Number:57
First Page:1
Last Page:57
Dewey Decimal Classification:5 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik / 59 Tiere (Zoologie) / 590 Tiere (Zoologie)
Sammlungen:Sammlung Biologie / Sondersammelgebiets-Volltexte
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung 4.0