Procollina guatemalensis, Sanborn, 2018

Sanborn, Allen F., 2018, The cicada genus Procollina Metcalf, 1952 (Hemiptera: Cicadidae): redescription including fourteen new species, with a key to the species of the subtribe Dazina Kato, 1932 rev. stat., the description of the Aragualnini n. tribe, and one new combination, Zootaxa 4389 (1), pp. 1-65 : 12-16

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Procollina guatemalensis

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Procollina guatemalensis n. sp.

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Type material. Holotype. “ GUATEMALA: Dept. San Mar- / cos, 2 km. en vereda a Bojonal / 25 SW San Marcos / 1700M el. 24–25–V–03, cloud / for., R.E. Woodruff J. Monzon ” 1 male ( FSCA) . Paratypes. Same data as holotype, 3 females ( FSCA), 1 male and 3 females ( AFSC); “ GUATEMALA, San Marcos / La Fraternidad camino a El / Bojonal. 1600 msnm. / 28–vi–2000 Col. J. Monzon ” 1 male ( FSCA); “ GUATEMALA, Huehuetgo / E. de Yalambojoch. Ixcan- / san. 1600 m. 6–vii–2000 / Col. J. Monzon / Coleccion J. Monzon” 1 male ( AFSC).

Etymology. The name is a combination of guatemal– for the country of origin of the type series, Guatemala, and –ensis (L. suffix denoting place).

Description. Ground color green marked with piceous and tawny, green faded to tawny in some specimens.

Head: Head green, not as wide as mesonotum, piceous surrounding lateral ocelli connecting to anterolaterad curving marks lateral to lateral ocelli continuing as castaneous mark to near anterior of eye, reduced in some paratypes, extending anteromedially to posterior of median ocellus and posteriorly along either side of posterior epicranial suture, reduced in some paratypes, piceous in anterior and posterior cranial depressions and posterior to anterior cranial depression near posterior of head, piceous tear-shaped mark between medial angle of eye and posterior head, expanding slightly along margin of eye on anterior end, light castaneous marks on medial and anterior lateral ocelli and posterior median ocellus surrounded by piceous mark that extends anteriorly joining with transverse piceous mark on frontoclypeal suture, anterior arm of epicranial suture castaneous, supra-antennal plate with piceous anterior margin and piceous mark near lateral margin with castaneous posterior margin along anterior vertex. Vertex and frons covered with short piceous pile, posterior to eye in some paratypes, with short silvery pile dorsally and posterior to eye in some paratypes, and longer golden pile posterior to eye. Ocelli green, eyes greenish-tawny, castaneous or tawny in some paratypes. Ventral head green with castaneous spot expanding on anteromedial suture of gena and lorum, castaneous posteromedial margin and fascia on medial margin of lorum, castaneous fascia on middle lorum reduced in some or expanding on lateral lorum margin in some paratypes. Long silvery pile and white pubescence on lorum and gena. Postclypeus green with ochraceous lateral margins and longitudinal medial castaneous fascia on dorsal midline that expands laterally on apex, light castaneous fascia curving from apex to posterolateral curvature, castaneous spot on posterolateral dorsal margin, and piceous mark along ventroposterior angle, with nine transverse grooves, short silvery pile on lateral postclypeus. Anteclypeus with castaneous spot on anterolateral margins and in the middle of the carina, covered with silvery pile. Mentum green, labium green with mark at base and piceous tip reaching to anterior sternite II with sparse short and long silvery pile. Scape green with distal annular castaneous mark, proximal pedicel green, distal pedicel castaneous, remaining antennal segments castaneous with piceous distal marks.

Thorax: Dorsal thorax green. Pronotum with piceous fascia on either side of midline, expanding laterally to form a triangular anterior margin posterior to anterior prothoracic margin, slightly widening laterally on posterior before terminating on ambient fissure, fascia incomplete posterior to anterior triangular mark in some paratypes, castaneous lateral to these piceous fasciae, posteriorly curved piceous mark on disc extending from middle of paramedian fissure towards lateral fissure, piceous within paramedian and lateral fissures, piceous continues anterolaterally from anterior paramedian fissure to ambient fissure joining with extension of mark from posterior lateral fissure across disc to encircle lateral disc. Pronotal collar green, mottled with tawny in some paratypes, transverse castaneous mark across posterior midline, mark termini angled anteriorly onto pronotal collar in some paratypes. Short silvery pile in fissures of holotype, pronotum and pronotal collar covered with short silvery pile in some paratypes, short piceous pile dorsoanteriorly in some paratypes, piceous pile absent in holotype. Mesonotum green, large piceous fascia along middle of submedian sigilla, small castaneous fascia on disc between parapsidal suture and lateral sigilla, reduced to castaneous spot or absent in some paratypes, curving piceous fascia around posteromedial lateral sigilla, piceous fascia in anteromedial lateral sigilla, mark on disc between submedian sigillae, fusing anteriorly but diverging to either side of midline, expanding laterally posterior to submedian sigillae and converging to terminate between scutal depressions, fascia reduced or extending to cruciform elevation in some paratypes, connected to scutal depression by castaneous mark, and piceous mark on scutal depressions expanding across distal anterior arm of cruciform elevation and along anterior of anterior arms of cruciform elevation to either side of the midline terminating on posterior of cruciform elevation, mark terminating along anterior arms of cruciform elevation in some paratypes. Cruciform elevation green, midline lighter, wing groove greenish-tawny. Metanotum tawny with green posteromedial margin. Holotype with silvery pile on posterior margin, on lateral cruciform elevation and anteriorly between the arms of the cruciform elevation, in paratypes short silvery pile on mesonotum, longer and denser on lateral margin giving the appearance of a silvery fascia, shorter silvery pile on dorsolateral disc. Long piceous pile on posterior and anterior of wing groove of holotype, piceous pile additionally in paratypes on posterior margin, laterally and between anterior arms of cruciform elevation, and on dorsal surface and medial posterior margin of cruciform elevation. Ventral thoracic segments greenish-tawny, green in some paratypes, except castaneous basisternum 2, trochantin 2, basisternum 3 and trochantin 3, with castaneous spots on episternum 2, epimeron 2 and episternum 3, covered with white pubescence and sparse silvery pile.

Wings: Fore wings hyaline with eight apical cells, hind wings hyaline with six apical cells. Venation green becoming tawny distally, except piceous cubitus anterior along basal cell, piceous arculus, piceous base of median vein, piceous posterior margin of anal vein 2 + 3, and castaneous node. Basal cell clouded, infuscated at base, on posterior along cubitus anterior and distally across arculus, reduced in some paratypes, and infuscation along proximal cubitus anterior and cubitus posterior + anal vein 1, and anal vein 2 + 3, and distal clavus. Pterostigma present. Infuscation on distal wing veins connecting to infuscation on ambient vein producing L-shaped marks, longitudinal infuscation near proximal portions of the L-shaped marks within apical cells 2–6, reduced to one or two elongated spots in some paratypes, on proximal radius anterior 2, absent in some paratypes, connecting across radial crossvein, on radiomedial crossvein, on median crossvein extending onto distal median vein 1 + 2, proximal median vein 4, on mediocubital crossvein, and on proximal cubitus anterior 1 and the entirety of cubitus anterior 2, spot at node that extends on distal median vein onto base of ulnar cell 2, on nodal line on junction of median vein and median vein 3 + 4 expanding into radial cell, reduced in some paratypes, and median cell, paratypes with longitudinal infuscation within ulnar cells 1 and 2 and distal medial cell, reduced to spots or medial cell mark missing in some paratypes. Basal membrane of fore wing dark gray. Venation of hind wing green at base becoming tawny distally. Anal cell 3 and anal cell 2 along anal vein 3 gray, anal cell 1 and 2 along anal vein 2 dark gray. Infuscation at base of medial cell, cubital cells 1 and 2, distal anal cell 1, base and along anal veins 2 and 3 and distal margin of anal cell 2. Light infuscation along outer wing margin.

Legs: Legs green, with castaneous spots on lateral base of coxa, transverse castaneous fascia on distal anterior and lateral coxa, femora striped with light castaneous, darker and larger in some paratypes, and distal tibiae becoming light castaneous, tibiae with castaneous mark near proximal end. Fore femora proximal spine green with castaneous base, thin, elongate and adpressed against femur, castaneous secondary spine triangular, angled distally, small apical castaneous spine angled distally. Tarsi castaneous proximally and distally, green in the middle, tarsal claws green at base, piceous tips, tibial spurs and comb castaneous with piceous tip. Legs covered with short golden pile, longer on tibiae and tarsi.

Operculum: Male operculum green with castaneous base, with lateral margin parallel to body axis joining to smoothly rounded posterior margin, almost reaching to anterior of sternite II, covered with white pubescence, thicker at base. Medial margin rounded, extending to middle of hind coxa. Meracanthus pointed, green with castaneous spot on base, reaching to about middle of operculum, with sparse white pubescence. Female operculum with straight lateral margin angled laterally from long body axis with curved posterior margin, terminating medially at middle of meracanthus, reaching to anterior of sternite II, greenish covered with white pubescence. Female meracanthus almost as long as operculum, greenish with castaneous base and white pubescence. Opercula with long silvery pile radiating from edge.

Abdomen: Abdominal tergite 1 tawny with castaneous spots on laterally, tergites 2–8 green medially and posteriorly, tergites 2–7 with castaneous lateral spots, tergite 8 with large castaneous patch dorsolaterally, tergites covered with long silvery and long piceous pile, piceous pile medially on tergites, proportion expanding laterally in distal tergites, piceous pile dorsolaterally on tergites 2–8 shifting laterally in posterior tergites, and lateral tergites 3–4, piceous pile separated by silvery pile giving the appearance of a central piceous fascia that widens posteriorly, with two piceous fascia on either side of central fascia. Timbal cover recurved exposing timbal, ochraceous with castaneous mark on dorsolateral surface, short silvery pile radiating from timbal cover. Timbal with two long and one intercalary ribs, dark spot on timbal plate. Female abdominal segment 9 green dorsally, tawny laterally and ventrally, castaneous marks on dorsolateral surface joining to fasciae in some paratypes, stigma piceous, castaneous mark surrounding piceous dorsal beak, castaneous on ventroposterior margins, with long, golden pile along ventral and posterior margins, very dense short golden pile on ventral posterior margin, short piceous pile anterolaterally and dorsally, silvery pile dorsally. Posterior margin of female abdominal segment 9 sinuate. Sternites tawny with transverse castaneous mark on posterior margin in sternites I–VII, sternite VII tawny anteriorly, green posteriorly, male sternites III–VII translucent, sternite VIII U-shaped, green, radiating long silvery pile. Female sternites with piceous transverse fascia laterally between sternites and castaneous mark laterally. Epipleurites tawny with castaneous medial spot, fusing with mark on sternite in females. Female sternite VII tawny with wide medial green fascia that extends laterally partially along the anterior margin and completely along the curved posterior margin with a deep medial notch, dark castaneous spot on ventrolateral surface. Long golden pile radiating from sternites, sternites covered with white pubescence in some paratypes. Spiracles white.

Genitalia: Male pygofer green with castaneous fascia curving from lateral base almost to posterior margin, castaneous anteriorly extending in a triangular pattern to and including dorsal beak, covered with sparse, long, golden pile laterally and on ventral margin, with rounded distal shoulder, dorsal beak roughly triangular. Pygofer basal lobe indistinct, pygofer upper lobes green, elongated with medial margin producing curved terminus, adpressed laterally to pygofer. Anal styles tawny, anal tube castaneous. Median uncus lobe green, short, roughly triangular, surrounded by lateral uncus lobes. Lateral uncus lobes green, wrapping around sides of median uncus lobe meeting along midline posterior to median uncus lobe where they are bent at about an 80 ˚ when viewed laterally, terminus elongated triangle forming a support for the distal aedeagus, basal lateral uncus lobes curved forming an enclosure around aedeagus base. Aedeagus tubular, dark castaneous, pseudoparameres white with short golden pile.

Female gonapophysis VIII tawny, gonapophysis IX laterally tawny with castaneous midline and terminus. Gonocoxite X dark castaneous extending just past dorsal beak with radiating golden pile. Anal styles ochraceous.

Measurements (mm). N = 4 males or 6 females, mean (range). Length of body: male 25.65 (23.8–27.2), female 23.67 (22.1–26.3); length of fore wing: male 36.08 (35.5–36.8), female 34.42 (25.1–38.5); width of fore wing: male 11.18 (10.9–11.6), female 11.00 (10.5–11.6); length of head: male 3.60 (3.5–3.7), female 3.38 (3.3– 3.5); width of head including eyes: male 6.65 (6.4–6.8), female 6.83 (6.7–7.0); width of pronotum including suprahumeral plates: male 10.03 (9.2–10.9), female 10.32 (9.8–10.6); width of mesonotum: male 7.68 (7.2–8.0), female 7.55 (7.0–8.0).

Diagnosis. This species can be distinguished from all species of Procollina but P. mayaensis n. sp. and P. ulnamaculata n. sp. by the infuscation spots in ulnar cells of the fore wing. This species can be distinguished from P. mayaensis n. sp. by the knob-like extension of the lateral uncus lobes where they bend and female sternite VII being transverse on either side of the notch before expanding posteriorly in a semicircle to the lateral transverse margin in this species as well as this species being larger with a mesonotum width greater than 8 mm and a pronotal width greater than 10.8 mm. Procollina ulnamaculata n. sp. can be distinguished by the lateral margins of the lateral uncus lobes being curved towards the bend to the apex and the transverse posterolateral margin of female sternite VII rather than the lateral margins of the lateral uncus lobes being straight towards the bend to the apex and the curving posterolateral margin of female sternite VII in P. guatemalensis n. sp.

Distribution. The species is known only from the type series collected in Guatemala.


Florida State Collection of Arthropods, The Museum of Entomology