First record of the genus Pseudopothea from South America, with description of a new species from Brazil (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Reduviidae: Ectrichodiinae)

Zootaxa. 2015 Jan 8;3904(4):541-52. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3904.4.3.


Pseudopothea paulai sp. nov. from Brazil is described based on male and female specimens. Sexual dimorphism of this species is documented. A revised diagnosis and the first record of Pseudopothea Wygodzinsky, 1951 from South America are furnished.

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Brazil
  • Female
  • Male
  • Reduviidae / anatomy & histology*
  • Reduviidae / classification*