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Taxonomic revision of Camarochilus Harris (Hemiptera: Pachynomidae). (American Museum novitates, no. 3959)

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dc.contributor.author Weirauch, Christiane
dc.contributor.author Forero, Dimitri
dc.contributor.author Schuh, Randall T.
dc.date.accessioned 2020-09-08T19:39:44Z
dc.date.available 2020-09-08T19:39:44Z
dc.date.issued 2020-09-08
dc.identifier.issn 0003-0082
dc.identifier.uri http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/handle/2246/7240
dc.description 31 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), map ; 26 cm. en_US
dc.description.abstract The Neotropical genus Camarochilus Harris, 1930 (Hemiptera: Pachynomidae) was described based on two species from Panama and Brazil. The genus has not been revised since its original treatment, and specimens beyond the original type series have remained undocumented. Based on examination of 57 specimens, including holotypes or paratypes of the previously described species, we here revise Camarochilus and recognize 10 species, with eight described as new: C. fasciatus, n. sp., C. gilli, n. sp., C. globosus, n. sp., C. harrisi, n. sp., C. medius, n. sp., C. picturatus, n. sp., C. robustus, n. sp., and C. tenuis, n. sp. Habitus images are provided for all species, male and female genitalic structures are documented, and various morphological characters are illustrated using digital photography. Measurements are included for all species. Male genitalic characters including the degree of asymmetry and type of ornamentation of the pygophore and shape of parameres constitute important species-diagnostic features, in addition to coloration and measurements. Distribution maps illustrate that species occur from Bolivia to Honduras, a considerable expansion of the previously known species distribution ranges in this genus. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher American Museum of Natural History. en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries American Museum novitates;no.3959.
dc.subject Camarochilus -- Classification. en_US
dc.subject Hemiptera -- Classification. en_US
dc.subject Hemiptera -- Latin America -- Classification. en_US
dc.subject Insects -- Latin America -- Classification. en_US
dc.title Taxonomic revision of Camarochilus Harris (Hemiptera: Pachynomidae). (American Museum novitates, no. 3959) en_US


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    Novitates (Latin for "new acquaintances"), published continuously and numbered consecutively since 1921, are short papers that contain descriptions of new forms and reports in zoology, paleontology, and geology. New numbers are published at irregular intervals.

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