Systematics of the plantbug genus Irianocoris Carvalho (Insecta: Heteroptera: Miridae: Orthotylinae: Austromirini)

Gerasimos Cassis, Marina Cheng, Nikolai J. Tatarnic

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The austromirine plant bug genus Irianocoris is revised, with three new Australian species described: I. carvalhoi n.sp., I. carbine n.sp., and I. schuhi n.sp. The previously described Australian species, I. australicus Carvalho, is redescribed, and its distributional range extended to Western Australia. The type species, I. italae Carvalho, from Indonesia (Irian Jaya) is redescribed and recorded from Papua New Guinea for the first time. A generic redescription and a key to species are given. The diagnostic characters of the male and female genitalia are illustrated.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)157-176
Number of pages20
JournalEntomologica Americana
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Miridae
  • Orthotylinae
  • Austromirini
  • Irianocoris
  • systematics


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