A new species, Zanchius stami Van Doesburg (Insecta, Heteroptera, Miridae, Orthotylinae) from Syria, Deir-ez-Zor, is described and illustrated. Late eggs taken from the female abdomen have a peculiar chorionic process. It was found living (predaciously?) on cotton plants. It is compared with the closely related Z. alatanus Hoberlandt, 1956. Type specimens are deposited in the Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Historie, Leiden, two paratypes in the Národní Muzeum, Praha.

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Keywords Zanchius stami Van Doesburg, spec. nov.; Heteroptera; Miridae; Orthotylinae; Syria; cotton; egg structure
Journal Zoologische Mededelingen

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van Doesburg, P.H. (1984). A new Orthotyline Mirid (Heteroptera) from Syria. Zoologische Mededelingen, 59(3), 27–34.