Balclutha

Naveed, Hassan & Zhang, Yalin, 2018, Review of the leafhopper tribe Macrostelini Kirkaldy (Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae) in Pakistan with description of a new species, Zootaxa 4462 (2), pp. 257-273: 259

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4462.2.8

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:2B602ED7-DB75-465F-9D0C-B83E7143A6E0

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03CD7821-FFF4-FFF5-FF3B-FDC1DF9AFBE2

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Plazi

scientific name

Balclutha
status

 

Key to Pakistan species of Balclutha  (Male)

1 Crown, pronotum and forewings with orange red longitudinal bands ( Figs. 1D, FView FIGURE 1).................................. 2

- Crown, pronotum and forewings without orange red longitudinal bands ( Fig. 1AView FIGURE 1); aedeagus with basal processes......... 3

2 Pygofer with branches of posteroventral appendages only slightly divergent, extended posterad ( Fig. 4FView FIGURE 4); distal part of aedeagal shaft distinctly curved in lateral view ( Fig. 4IView FIGURE 4)................................................. B. rubrostriata 

- Pygofer with branches of posteroventral appendages widely divergent, one extended dorsad, the other ventrad ( Fig. 1A –BView FIGURE 1); distal part of aedeagal shaft straight in lateral view............................................ B. pararubrostriata 

3 Sordid with brown markings ( Fig. 1AView FIGURE 1); aedeagal shaft short, C-shaped, curved dorsally and anteriorly to near level of basal apodeme ( Fig. 2I –KView FIGURE 2)........................................................................... B. punctata 

- Yellowish green; aedeagal shaft not extending to near level of basal apodeme...................................... 4

4 Aedeagus with three or more pairs of processes, shaft not curved basally ( Fig. 2EView FIGURE 2)............................ B. incisa 

- Aedeagal shaft angularly curved basally ( Fig. 2K –LView FIGURE 2); connective with stem long, almost three times the length of arms ( Fig. 2JView FIGURE 2)..................................................................................... B. sujawalensis