oa African Entomology - Review of the genus Tornosia Bolivar (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae: Podopinae), with the validation of I brevispina Schouteden

Volume 7, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1021-3589



The podopine taxon Tornosia brevispina Schouteden, originally descriptionbed as a variety of Tornosia insularis Bolivar, is accepted as a valid species. Two species classified in the genus Tornosia Bolivar, are redescriptionbed and a differential diagnosis is provided. Placement of the genus in the subfamily Podopinae is confirmed.

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