Scaphoideus katraini Rao and Ramakrishnan

Viraktamath, C. A. & Mohan, G. S., 2004, A revision of the deltocephaline leafhopper genus Scaphoideus (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) from the Indian subcontinent, Zootaxa 578, pp. 1-48: 28

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10.5281/zenodo.169102

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Scaphoideus katraini Rao and Ramakrishnan
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Scaphoideus katraini Rao and Ramakrishnan 

Figs 107–109View FIGURES 97 – 117.

Scaphoideus katraini Rao and Ramakrishnan, 1988  , 69– 71. HOLOTYPE ɗ, INDIA [ NPCAbout NPC, examined]

Coloration and form as described by Rao and Ramakrishnan, (1988). Head of female more acutely pointed than that of male.

Male genitalia: Pygophore longer than high, caudal margin truncate, subgenital plate with elongate, broad at base then strongly narrowed to a more parallel extension, basal region with three long setae in an oblique row. Style with apophysis short, laterally curved. Connective with arms slightly shorter than stem, paraphyses caudally acuminate, symmetrical, separate but held together, in lateral aspect ventrally curved. Aedeagus with welldeveloped dorsal apodeme, shaft narrowed caudally, apex strongly upturned.

Female genitalia: Hind margin of seventh sternum with a median notch.

Measurements: Male 5.00 mm long, 1.15 mm wide across eyes. Female 5.50 mm long and 1.25 mm wide across eyes.

Material examined: INDIA: Holotype ɗ, Himachal Pradesh: Katrain, 15.vi. 1987, light, V.R.S. Rao ( NPCAbout NPC). Paratypes: 1 ɗ, 1 Ψ, Himachal Pradesh: Solan, x. 1987, light, Ram Babu Coll. ( NPCAbout NPC).

Remarks: Coloration of this species resembles that of species of Scaphodhara Viraktamath and Mohan. The  paraphyses are symmetrical and not curved as shown by Rao and Ramakrishnan. This species is very distinctive in having very peculiarly held paraphyses.

NPC

National Pusa Collection

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cicadellidae

Genus

Scaphoideus

Loc

Scaphoideus katraini Rao and Ramakrishnan

Viraktamath, C. A. & Mohan, G. S. 2004

2004
Loc

Scaphoideus katraini

Rao and Ramakrishnan 1988

1988