Ileopeltus Cwikla 1988

Godoy, Carolina, 2004, (Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae), Zootaxa 608, pp. 1-4: 2

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Ileopeltus Cwikla 1988


Genus Ileopeltus Cwikla 1988 

Type Species. Chlorotettix tethys Van Duzee, 1907: 71 

Diagnosis. Small­sized leafhoppers. Male 3.8 –6.0 mm. Color yellowish green or ochraceous. Brownish markings occasionally present on crown and forewing. Crown roundly produced, median length slightly longer than length next to eye. Forewing with cross­vein in claval area. Male genitalia: Pygofer roundly produced or truncated, processes present or absent. Anal tube weakly sclerotized dorsally. Valve acutely triangular, usually fused to plate posteriorly. Subgenital plate short or slightly longer than pygofer, rounded apically, macrosetae uniseriate, second short row of microsetaelike structures occasionally present, lateral margin sinuate, straight, or convex. Style apex linear, preapical angle usually absent. Aedeagus without processes, asymmetrical, apex acute in posterior aspect. Gonopore on right side at base of shaft. Female abdominal sternum VII with posterior margin shallowly excavated, middle of excavation with short projection bearing two short teeth.