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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 102, No. 6, 2007, pp. 733-736
Bioline Code: oc07117
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 102, No. 6, 2007, pp. 733-736

 en A new species of the genus Panstrongylus from French Guiana (Heteroptera; Reduviidae; Triatominae)
Bérenger, Jean-Michel & Blanchet, Denis


Panstrongylus mitarakaensis check for this species in other resources n. sp. is described from French Guiana. Morphological characters are provided. This small species, less robust than other Panstrongylus species, shows a pronotum shape similar to species of the " P. lignarius complex ". However, others characters such as the postocular part of head, the obsolete tubercle on the anterior lobe of pronotum, and the lateral process on the antenniferous tubercle distinguish it from the species in that complex. The taxonomic key of the genus Panstrongylus is actualized.

Triatominae - Panstrongylus mitarakaensis n. sp. - French Guiana

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