Balclutha Kirkaldy

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: 258-259

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-FFF7-FFF5-FF3B-FA49DBE8FDF0

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scientific name

Balclutha Kirkaldy
status

 

Balclutha Kirkaldy 

Gnathodus Fieber, 1866: 505  . PreOccupied name.

Balclutha Kirkaldy, 1900: 243  . New name fOr Gnathodus Fieber 1866  , nOt Gnathodus Pander, 1856  . Type-species: Cicada punctata Fabricius, 1775  .

Balcluthina Pruthi, 1930: 46  , synOnymised by Webb & Vilbaste, 1994: 58.

FOr additiOnal synOnyms, see Knight (1987).

Colour. General colour varies from yellowish green, sordid creamy, green to brown, with or without orange red or brown longitudinal bands and markings.

Morphology. Head subequal in width to pronotum. Crown rounded, broad at anterior margin, short, usually with uniform length. Frontoclypeus narrow, laterofrontal sutures reaching ocelli. Clypellus narrow, sides usually parallel with convex apex slightly expanded. Margin of gena next to clypellus much narrower than ocellocular area. Ocelli on anterior margin of crown, visible dorsally. Pronotum much longer than crown, lateral margins short, divergent, sometimes longer, without carina; posterior margin transverse or shallowly concave. Forewing elongate; appendix wide, extending around 1 st and  2nd apical cells; without outer subapical cell; inner subapical cell open basally; with 2 subapical cells and 4 apical cells; hindwing with 3 apical cells. Hind 1 st tarsomere  base with indistinct notch ventrally.

Male genitalia. Pygofer lobe broadly or narrowly rounded posteriorly, posteroventral margin usually produced, with or without processes; with group of submarginal setae posteriorly. Subgenital plates triangular, long or short; apex fingerlike, membranous, or rarely without membranous apical extension; ventrolateral margin with uniseriate row of setae, sometimes with small sclerotized tooth present on dorsolateral margin. Style with apical process well-developed, usually strongly curved; lateral lobe well-developed, rarely reduced; basal arm very short. Connective Y-shaped, articulated with aedeagus. Aedeagus usually simple, filamentous, recurved anterodorsally, base sometimes expanded; rarely with process.

Distribution. Worldwide.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cicadellidae

Loc

Balclutha Kirkaldy

Naveed, Hassan & Zhang, Yalin 2018
2018
Loc

Gnathodus

Fieber, 1866 : 505
Loc

Balclutha

Kirkaldy, 1900 : 243
Loc

Balcluthina

Pruthi, 1930 : 46
Webb & Vilbaste, 1994 : 58