Two New Species of the Genus Proboscidopirates (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Enicocephalidae) From Madagascar With a List of the Species

Zootaxa. 2014 Jan 13;3905(3):407-17. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3905.3.6.


Two new species Proboscidopirates ericguilberti sp. nov. Baňař & Štys and Proboscidopirates rugulosus sp. nov. Baňař & Štys are described from central-east Madagascar. A list of Proboscidopirates species is given. Potential thelytoky of this endemic Madagascan genus, some of its generic and species-specific dignostic characters and its distribution relative to that of Oncylocotis Stål species are discussed.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Animal Distribution
  • Animal Structures / anatomy & histology
  • Animal Structures / growth & development
  • Animals
  • Body Size
  • Ecosystem
  • Female
  • Heteroptera / anatomy & histology
  • Heteroptera / classification*
  • Heteroptera / growth & development
  • Madagascar
  • Male
  • Organ Size