Stirotarsinae, new subfamily for Stirotarsus abnormis Bergroth (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2000
Authors:D. A. Rider
Journal:Annals of the Entomological Society of America

Stirotarsinae, new subfamily, is erected for the monotypic genus <I>Stirotarsus</I> Bergroth. Diagnoses for the subfamily and the genus, <I>Stirotarsus,</I> as well as a detailed description for the species <I>Stirotarsus abnormis</I> Bergroth are provided. The phylogenetic position of Stirotarsinae is discussed. Peru is reported as a new locality record for this species.

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