IKIP HEMIPTERA REPORT
RESULTS TO DATE.-The taxonomic diversity of the IKIP hemipteran
specimens identified to date consists of 52 species belonging to 37 genera
in 7 families. Published results on this material include 5 new
archipelago, and 23 new island, records representing 13 species (see New Hemiptera Records), and the description
of 1 new species (see New Insect Species).
All of these specimen records, complete with corresponding locality data,
are on-line and fully searchable (see IKIP
Databases). The taxonomists who have examined this material are
- KERZHNER, Izyaslav (Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of
Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia). Material examined: all heteropteran
(except Gerridae) taxa from the 1994-1996 expeditions (Russian and
U.S.A. team's collections).
- TACHIKAWA, Shyuji (Entomology Laboratory, Tokyo Agricultural
University, Tokyo, Japan). Material examined: all gerrid (suborder
Heteroptera) taxa from the 1994 expedition (U.S.A. team's collections).
- TAKAGI, Sadao (Laboratory of Systematic Entomology, Hokkaido
University, Sapporo, Japan). Material examined: all ortheziid (suborder
Sternorrhyncha) taxa from the 1995 expedition.
RESEARCH PRODUCTS.-A checklist of all hemipteran generic and
species identifications currently in the IKIP Database are available for each
family. To view a corresponding check-list, click on the family name in
the below classification (following Schuh, 1979; Carver et al.,
1991; Wheeler et al., 1993; von Dohlen and Moran, 1995; see Classification References).
PUBLICATIONS.-The following publications
(listed chronologically) are based on data from IKIP hemipteran specimens:
- KERZHNER, I. M., and Y. M. MARUSIK. 1996. Heteroptera (Insecta) of the
Kuril Islands: A revised check-list and new data on species of the central
Kurils. Russian Entomological Journal, 5(1-4): 21-29.
- TAKAGI, S., Y. M. MARUSIK, M. ‘HARA, and B. K. URBAIN. 1997. Records
of Arctorthezia cataphracta from the Middle Kuril Islands and SEM
observations of their wax-secreting organs (Homoptera: Coccoidea:
Ortheziidae). Bulletin of the Otaru Museum, 10: 1-7.
- KERZHNER, I. M. 1997. A new species of Orthotylus from the
Islands (Heteroptera: Miridae). Zoosystematica Rossica, 5(2): 212.
- KERZHNER, I. M., Y. M. MARUSIK, and B. K. URBAIN. In preparation.
Heteroptera (Insecta) of the Kuril Islands: A revised check-list and new
data on species from the entire archipelago.
IKIP INSECT REPORT