Revision and analysis of Pseudosaldula Cobben (Insecta: Hemiptera: Saldidae
): a group with a classic Andean distribution.
New country records for 10 species were presented in Alayo's papers, including two Saldidae
, three Gerridae, two Hebridae, one Mesoveliidae and two Veliidae.
Randall Tobias Schuh in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the study of Miridae, Saldidae
, and Leptopodidae of the world.
2K) and about 300 described species, nearly all of them in Saldidae
(Schuh et al.
Marine Hetertoptera (Insecta): Gerridae, Veliidae, Hermatobatidae, Saldidae
and Omaniidae, with notes on ecology and insular zoogeography.
This is a small token of appreciation for, and in recognition of, his productive taxonomic work on various groups of Heteroptera, particularly Miridae and Saldidae
, as well as on his seminal influence on the phylogenetics of Heteroptera.
Toby received his Master's Degree at Michigan State University and wrote his thesis on the shore bugs (Hemiptera: Saldidae
) of the Great Lakes region in 1967.
Independent evolution of myrmecomorphy in true bugs is inferred by its occurrence in numerous true bug families (Enicocephalomorpha: Enicocephalidae; Leptopodomorpha: Saldidae
; Cimicomorpha: Nabidae and Miridae; Pentatomomorpha: Geocoridae, Oxycarenidae, Rhyparochrornidae, Alydidae and Pyrrhocoridae--see McIver and Stonedahl, 1993).