Scintillocoris , a new genus of Myodochini from Mexico (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae)

James A. Slater, Harry Brailovsky


Scintillocoris is described a new genus of rhyparochromine lygaeid in the tribe Myodochini based on a new species Scintillocoris kolenetoides from Mexico. Comparison is made with Kolenetrus Barber and a discussion of its cladistic position discussed. New locality data is given for Kolenetrus plenus (Distant). Figures are included of anatomical details.

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