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A new species of Zetekella Drake from Ecuador with comments on Zetekella and Minitingis Barber (Heteroptera, Tingidae)

By Marcus Guidoti and Eric Guilbert

Abstract

Zetekella and Minitingis (Heteroptera, Tingidae) are morphologically similar genera, each comprising two species. The latter was already considered a junior synonym of the former, but was revalidated on the basis of the number of cephalic spines, projections on the paranotal edge, length of the rostrum, presence of an abdominal groove and distributional pattern. Here, a new species of Zetekella is described from Ecuador, the diagnoses for both genera reassessed, new records for Z. pulla and Z. zeteki reported, and a key to the species of both genera provided

Topics: Zoology, QL1-991
Publisher: Pensoft Publishers
Year: 2018
DOI identifier: 10.3897/zookeys.796.23869
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