[On the status of some palearctic assassin bugs (Heteroptera Reduviidae).] (in Russian)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1987
Authors:Puchkov, P. V.
Journal:Vestnik Zoologii

Pasira mediterranea Dispons, 1959, stat. n. P. basiptera mediterranea; Rhyncoris rubrogularis Horvath, 1879 and Coranus griseus (Rossi, 1790) are distinct species; Reduvius testaceus (H..sbd.S. 1845) = R. verniciosus Miller, 1955, syn. n.; Rhynocoris annulatus (L., 1758) = Rh. annulatus hilaris Dispons, 1968, syn, n. = Rh. annulatus vasconicus Dispons, 1968, syn. n. = Rh. annulatus wastinensis Dispons, 1968, syn n; coranus aegyptius (F., 1775) sensu Wagner 1952 = C. linnavuori Dispons, 1963, syn. n. =. C. arenaeus Walker, 1870, syn. n.; Coranus griseus (Rossi, 1790) = Harpactor murinus Rambur, 1842 = Coranus persicus Wagner. 1952, syn. n. = C. aegyptius auct. pro Europa; Coranus angulatus Stal, 1874 = C. pirzadae Miller, 1950, syn. n.; Coranus blandus Jak., 1904 = C. sahlbergi wagner, 1953, syn. n; the finds of Pasira basiptera Stal, 1859 in the Ukraine USSR should be referred to P. mediterranea Dsp., those of Rhynocoris cuspidatus Ribaut, 1921 in Greece, Albania, Bulgaria.sbd. to Rh. punctiventris H..sbd.S., and in Cyprus to Rh. iracundus Poda; Coranus Griseus (Rossi) inhabits Europe (all European finds of C. aegyptius F should be referred to this species), North-West Africa, Anterior and Middle Asia, C. aegyptus F. sensu Wagner inhabits arid zone of North Africa, Arabian peninsula, Iran, Afghanistan and extreme South of Uzbekistan (Termez).

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