Ocelliemesina sinica, the second ocelli-bearing genus and species of thread-legged bugs (Hemiptera: Reduviidae: Emesinae)

Zootaxa. 2015 Mar 20;3936(3):429-34. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3936.3.8.


Ocelliemesina sinica, gen. & sp. nov., from Yunnan Province, China is described. It represents the second genus and species with ocelli in the reduviid subfamily Emesinae. Dorsal habitus, male genitalia, and other diagnostic morphological characters of the new species are illustrated. The type specimen is preserved in the Entomological Museum of China Agricultural University, Beijing.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Animal Distribution
  • Animal Structures / anatomy & histology
  • Animal Structures / growth & development
  • Animals
  • Body Size
  • China
  • Male
  • Museums
  • Organ Size
  • Reduviidae / anatomy & histology
  • Reduviidae / classification*
  • Reduviidae / growth & development