Platyjassella emarginata,

Dietrich, Christopher H., Magalhães, Raysa Brito de & Takiya, Daniela M., 2020, Revision of the endemic Malagasy leafhopper tribe Platyjassini (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Iassinae), European Journal of Taxonomy 695, pp. 1-89: 35-36

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2020.695

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:DC24EAB0-DCF5-44A8-B1A0-82BF25D280C2

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4342203

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/D40BB83D-8E93-40CD-AC65-08FAFD583ED5

taxon LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:act:D40BB83D-8E93-40CD-AC65-08FAFD583ED5

treatment provided by

Valdenar

scientific name

Platyjassella emarginata
status

gen. et sp. nov.

Platyjassella emarginata  gen. et sp. nov.

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Etymology

The species name refers to the emarginate male pygofer lobe.

Material examined

Holotype

MADAGASCAR • ♂; “ MADAGASCAR: Province Antananarivo, 46 km NE of Ankazobe: Ambohitantely, 18°11.88′ S, 47°16.89′ E, 1–14 November 2004, California Acad of Sciences, coll: M. Irwin, R. Harin’Hala, malaise trap - in sclerophyl forest, elev 700 m MA-27-20”; CAS.GoogleMaps 

Description

Length of male 6.5 mm (female unknown). Dorsal coloration stramineous, lateral margin of pronotum and costal margin of forewing paler. Crown distinctly shorter than pronotum, anterior margin parabolic, lateral extensions overlapping ~¼ of eye margin. Hind tibial rows PD, AD and AV with 18, 12 and 13 macrosetae, respectively. Male pregenital sternite with posterior margin convex. Pygofer lobe short, without process, with conspicuous preapical posteroventral emargination. Style apophysis with ventral denticuli moderately coarse, ventral margin appearing serrate, apex in lateral view broadened and truncate, with attenuate dorsoapical extension. Connective narrowly Y-shaped, stem longer than arms. Aedeagus with atrium V-shaped in posterior view, shaft simple, tubular, tapered, apex with pair of asymmetrical processes arising from right side, one curved dorsomesad over gonopore, the other extended ventrolaterad, gonopore apical.

CAS

California Academy of Sciences