Osbornellus thompsoni Domínguez & Godoy, 2010

Domínguez, Edwin & Godoy, Carolina, 2010, Taxonomic review of the genus Osbornellus Ball (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) in Central America 2702, Zootaxa 2702, pp. 1-106 : 47

publication ID

1175­5334

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03F63478-FFE5-A136-FF4B-FCEFFD16FAC3

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scientific name

Osbornellus thompsoni Domínguez & Godoy
status

sp. nov.

Osbornellus thompsoni Domínguez & Godoy , sp. nov.

( Figs. 34a–34e)

Description. Length: 3.9–4.6 mm. Member of the species O. affinis group. ( Fig. 1d). Vertex rounded; median length slightly less than width between eyes at posterior margin. Bright pale yellow, unmarked. Pronotum slightly darkened, with faint band along anterior margin. Scutellum light yellow with brown spots in basal angles. Anterior wing transparent, yellow, with faint brown spot at apices of claval suture and claval veins, rarely also at ends of costal veinlets

Male genitalia: Pygofer about twice as long as greatest width, moderately projected posteriorly, apex widey rounded; macrosetae long, dispersed along apical half ( Fig. 34a). Valve ovate, margins rounded in anterior half, slightly curved. Plates long, apex pointed, with a few clusters of plumose setae at apex ( Fig. 34b). Style with apophysis short, striate, curved and truncate ( Fig. 34c). In ventral view aedeagus with wide base and straight sides; shaft with wide base, tapered, curved dorsad then in last third slightly curved caudad, apex truncate, slightly longer than ventral processes ( Fig. 34d). Ventral processes arising a third of the way along the aedeagus, widely divergent, apices tapered and pointed, serrate. In lateral view shaft S-shaped, curved caudad, tapered, truncate at apex; dorsal projection slender, straight, apex pointed. Gonopore apical. Ventral processes separated from shaft at base, curved slightly dorsad, apices pointed ( Fig. 34e).

Diagnosis. Externally very similar to O. affinis . The aedeagal shaft of O. thompsoni , in lateral view, is Sshaped and the ventral processes are serrate, whereas in O. affinis the aedeagus is shorter and the ventral processes have sclerotized spirals.

Distribution. Known from Costa Rica and Panama; 50–1300 m.

Etymology. This species is named in honor of Vinton Thompson, in recognition of his research on Cercopidae .

Type material: Holotype, male, COSTA RICA: Cartago, Parque Nacional Tapantí-Macizo de La Muerte, Quebrada Segunda , 1300 m, III-1995, G. Mora ( INBio) . Paratype: COSTA RICA: Alajuela: 1 male, San Carlos, Parque Natural Arenal, Sector Catarata , 500m, 09-XI-07-XII-2000, G. Carballo ( INBio) . Cartago: 3 female, Monumento Natural Guayabo, 1100m, IX-1994, G. Fonseca ( INBio) ; 1 male, Tapanti, 1200m, 18-II- 1993, M. Nielson, A. M. Mora ( INBio) . Guanacaste: 1 male, Liberia, Parque Nacional Guanacaste, Estación Cacao , 1000–1150m, VII-1996, A. Masís ( INBio) ; 2 female, Rio Naranjo , 3-XI-1993, Nielson & Mora ( MZCR) ; 2 male, 1 female, Tilarán, Tierras Morenas, Río San Lorenzo , 800m, 30-IX-01-XI-1993, G. Rodríguez ( INBio) . Heredia: 3 male, 1 female, Zona Protectora La Selva, Estación Biologica La Selva , 50– 150m, 4-VIII-1993 ( INBio, CAS) ; 5 male, 13 female, same locality and collector, IV-1993 ( INBio, BMNH, MZCR) ; 1 male, Sendero Terciopelo, Estación Magsasay , 200m, 7-XI-1990 - 15-II-1991, M. A. Zumbado ( INBio) . Limón: 1 male, Reserva Biológica Hitoy Cerere, 560m, B. Gamboa ( INBio) ; 2 male, same locality, B.Gamboa, E.Rojas, W.Arana, 18-IX-4-X-2003 ( INBio) ; 1 female, Parque Nacional Tortuguero, Pococí, Estación Sierpe , 92m, 15-VIII-2004, Y. Cardenas ( INBio) ; 1 male, Reserva Biológica Hitoy Cerere, 120m, 20-21- X-2004, B. Gamboa ( INBio) ; 1 male, 5 female, Sector Cocori, 30 Km al N. Cariari, 100m, III-1995, E. Rojas ( INBio) ; 4 male, same locality, B.Gamboa. E.Rojas. W. Arana , 18-IX-5-X-2003 ( INBio) ; 2 male, Estación Hitoy Cerere, Valle La Estrella , 100m, 15-27-II-1993, G. Carballo ( INBio) ; 18 female, Estación Hitoy Cerere, rio Cerere , 100m, 15-II-1993, M. Nielson, A. M. Mora ( MZCR) ; 1 female, Sector Cerro Cocori, 30 Km Norte de Cariari , 100m, 10-11-XI-1994, E. Rojas ( INBio) ; 1 female, same locality and collector, 3-XI-1994 ( INBio) ; 1 male, same locality and collector, 10-XII-1994 ( INBio) ; 1 male, same locality and collector, 13-14-XI-1994 ( INBio) ; 1 female, same locality and collector, 3-7-I-1995 ( INBio) ; 1 female, same locality and collector, 3-4- I-1995 ( INBio) ; 1 female, same locality and collector, 4-5-I-1995 ( INBio) ; 1 male, same locality and collector, 6-7-I-1995 ( INBio) ; 1 female, same locality and collector, 7-8-I-1995 ( INBio) ; 1 female, same locality and collector, 10-11-I-1995 ( INBio) ; 1 male, same locality and collector, 11-12-I-1995 ( INBio) ; 2 female, same locality and collector, 15-16-I-1995 ( INBio) ; 2 male, same locality and collector, 19-20-I-1995 ( INBio) ; 1 female, same locality and collector, 12-13-II-1995 ( INBio) ; 1 female, same locality and collector, 15-16-II- 1995 ( INBio) ; 1 female, same locality and collector, 6-7-III-1995 ( INBio) ; 2 male, 2 female, same locality and collector, 7-8-III-1995 ( INBio) ; 2 female, same locality and collector, 8-9-III-1995 ( INBio) ; 3 female, same locality and collector, 10-11-III-1995 ( INBio) ; 2 female, same locality and collector, 11-12-III-1995 ( INBio) ; 2 female, same locality and collector, 12-13-III-1995 ( INBio) ; 1 male, 3 female, same locality and collector, 15-16-III-1995 ( INBio) ; 2 female, same locality and collector, 16-17-III-1995 ( INBio) ; 1 male, 3 female, same locality and collector, 17-18-III-1995 ( INBio) ; 1 male, 1 female, same locality and collector, 20-21-III- 1995 ( INBio) ; 4 female, same locality and collector, 21-22-III-1995 ( INBio) ; 1 female, same locality and collector, 22-23-III-1995 ( INBio) ; 1 female, same locality and collector, 25-26-III-1995 ( INBio) ; 1 female, same locality and collector, 26-27-III-1995 ( INBio) . San José: 2 male, Mora, Ciudad Colón , 800m, II-1990, C. Godoy, P. Hanson, L. Fournier ( MZCR) . NICARAGUA: Zelaya : 1 male, Cerro Sasiaya, 700m, 13°44´N, 86°01´W, IV-1996, J.M. Maes & B. Hernández ( HIC) GoogleMaps . BELIZE: Cayo District: 2 female, nr Teakettle Bank, Pooks Hill, N 17 09.257 W 88 51.094, 279 ft, 6-VII-2003, C. R. Bartlett ( HIC) ; 6 female, same locality and collector, N17˚ 09’25”N 88˚ 51’09”, 279 ft, 6-VII-2003, C. R. Bartlett ( HIC) . PANAMÁ: Chiriquí: 1 male, Fortuna, 1050m, 8°44´N; 32°15´W, 18-VI-1978, H. Wolda ( STRI) GoogleMaps . Panamá: 1 male, Barro Colorado, Canal Zone , 23-IV-1974, H. Wolda, lights ( USNM) ; 1 male, Barro Colorado, Canal Zone , 6-VI-1975, H. Wolda, lights ( STRI) ; 1 male, same locality and collector, 7-VI-1975, lights ( USNM) ; 1 male, same locality and collector, 9-VI-1975, lights ( STRI) ; 1 male, same locality and collector, 23-IX-1979, lights ( USNM) ; 2 male, 2 female, Canal Zone, Pipeline Road, Canopy Knockdown , 24-X-1975, H. Wolda ( USNM) ; 1 male, Cerro Campana, 850m, 12-VI-1975, H. Wolda ( USNM) .

INBio

National Biodiversity Institute, Costa Rica

MZCR

Museo de Zoologia

CAS

California Academy of Sciences

HIC

Hymenoptera Institute Collection, University of Kentucky

STRI

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cicadellidae

Genus

Osbornellus