Thursday, August 18, 2016

[Entomology • 2016] Epidaus wangi • A New Assassin Bug (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Reduviidae) from Tibet, China

Epidaus wangi 
  Chen, Zhu, Wang & Cai, 2016


Epidaus wangi Chen, Zhu, Wang & Cai, sp. nov. (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Reduviidae: Harpactorinae) from Tibet, China, is described and illustrated based on male and female specimens. The new species is morphologically similar to E. tuberosus Yang, 1940. The new species represents the first record of Epidaus species from Tibet.

Keywords: Hemiptera, taxonomy, reduviid, Epidaus, new species, China

Zhuo Chen, Guangxiang Zhu, Jianyun Wang and Wanzhi Cai. 2016. Epidaus wangi (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Reduviidae), A New Assassin Bug from Tibet, China.
  Zootaxa. 4154(1); 89–95.   DOI:  10.11646/zootaxa.4154.1.6

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