Review of the New World Species of the Genus Neottiglossa Kirby (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1989
Authors:D. A. Rider
Journal:Journal of the New York Entomological Society

The five North American species of the genus Neottiglossa are reviewed. Diagnoses are provided for the genus Neottiglossa, for the two subgenera, and for the North American species. Neottiglossa trilineata (Kirby) and N. undata (Say) belong in the nominate subgenus, while N. cavifrons Stål, N. sulcifrons Stål, and N. tumidifrons Downes belong in the subgenus Texas Kirkaldy. Neottiglossa coronaciliata Ruckes, 1957 is placed as a junior synonym of Neotiglossa cavifrons Stål, 1872; and N. californica Bliven, 1958 is placed as a junior synonym of N. undata (Say, 1832). A key is provided for the identification of species.

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