Apodiphus balochiensis -- Addition of a Species in Genus Apodiphus Spinola (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae: Pentatominae: Halyini) From Quetta (Baluchistan, Pakistan)

A. M. SHAIKH, N. MEMON, M. A. SHAH, N. A. BIRMANI, Y. IQBAL

Abstract


Genus Apodiphus described to accommodate Halys amygdali by Spimola. Genus Apodiphus also described by Stitchel (1960) and Puchkov (1965). Addition and transfer of species carried out by different workers time to time. Present new species was collected from Quetta and preserved as per standard procedure. External morphology, terminalia and male, female genitalia was studied. Measurements and drawing work has been carried out as per standard procedure. At present a new species Apodiphus balochiensis n. sp. described with from Quetta, Pakistan on the basis of male and female genitalia. This new species is compared A. integriceps Horvath. The results are described with illustration.

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