Australian Museum Journal Description of a new pelagic hemipteron from Port Jackson

Shortform:
Skuse, 1891, Rec. Aust. Mus. 1(8): 174–177
Author(s):
Skuse, F. A. A.
Year published:
1891
Title:
Description of a new pelagic hemipteron from Port Jackson
Serial title:
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume:
1
Issue:
8
Start page:
174
End page:
177
DOI:
10.3853/j.0067-1975.1.1891.1251
Language:
English
Plates:
plate xxvii
Date published:
31 July 1891
Cover date:
31 July 1891
ISSN:
0067-1975
CODEN:
RAUMAJ
Publisher:
The Australian Museum
Place published:
Sydney, Australia
Subjects:
INSECTA: HEMIPTERA; TAXONOMY
Digitized:
23 July 2009
Reference number:
1251
EndNote package:
EndNote file
Title page:
Title page (83kb PDF)
Complete work:
Complete work (684kb PDF)

Abstract

Ovate, widest behind the middle. Glaucous above, with a silvery bloom; yellowish-ochreous beneath. Antennae (including jointlets) and legs black, with a very minute greyish pubescence. Head with two triangular reddish-yellow spots, which do not meet on the hind margin. Male andfemale. Antennae at the base, antennal tubercles, prosternum, coxae and trochanters, and a spot (more prominent in female) beneath the base of femora, in the fore-legs, coxae, and trochanters (with the exception of a black spot beneath), in intermediate legs, a spot beneath the apex of coxae, and the outer margin of trochanters, in the hind-legs, fore and intermediate acetabula beneath, and margin of first and whole of second genital