Midoria lamellata, Li, Yujian & Li, Zizhong, 2010

Li, Yujian & Li, Zizhong, 2010, A taxonomic study of the genus Midoria Kato (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Ledrinae), with descriptions of two new species from China, Zootaxa 2451, pp. 63-68: 67

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.195213

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3508454

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Midoria lamellata
status

sp. nov.

Midoria lamellata   sp. nov.

Figs. 19 View FIGURES 19 – 24 –24,26

Description. Color and external features as in generic description. Male genitalia: Paramere long, anterior portion longer and more slender than caudal portion, caudal portion somewhat robust, with apex strongly recurved medioventrally. Connective T-shaped with high dorsomedial keel. Aedeagus shaft laterally compressed, with a flat moderately process arising from each side of posterior margin basally ( Figs. 19–21 View FIGURES 19 – 24 ). Pygofer oblong, with a long posterior process from ventral margin ( Fig. 25 View FIGURES 25 – 28. 25 ).

Measurement. Length (including tegmen): 3, 6 .9 mm.

Type Material. Holotype 3, CHINA: Guizhou, Xishui, 29 May 2000, coll. Zizhong Li. ( GUGC).

Remarks. This species is similar to Midoria funebris (Jacobi)   , but can be distinguished by the shape of the connective or the shape of the aedeagal shaft in dorsal view and the shape of the aedeagal ventrosubapical processes (Figs. 8, 21).

Etymology. The species name is derived from the Latin words lamella (flat, slice), indicating the shape of the aedeagal shaft processes.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cicadellidae

Genus

Midoria