Ishiharella hirsuta Yu, Yang & Dietrich

Yu, Xiaofei & Yang, Maofa, 2015, Five new species of Ishiharella Dworakowska (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Typhlocybinae) with a key to worldwide species of the genus, Zootaxa 4000 (5), pp. 571-580: 574-575

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4000.5.6

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/0F4B9170-FFF2-FFA2-0ABA-F915FE232635

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scientific name

Ishiharella hirsuta Yu, Yang & Dietrich
status

sp. nov.

Ishiharella hirsuta Yu, Yang & Dietrich  , sp. nov.

( Figs 19–27View FIGURES 19 – 27, 48– 49View FIGURES 44 – 53)

Type material. Holotype: 1 ♂, Thailand, Phetchabun Khao Kho NP, mixed deciduous forest, 16 ° 32.539 ’N, 101 ° 2.483 ’E, 524m, pan trap, 11–12 December 2006, Somchai Chachumnan & Saink Singtong leg ( QSBG). Length: ♂ 3.73mm.

Crown yellowish orange, with pigmented depression adjacent to eyes, two yellowish patches between eyes, posterior margin with median brownish patch ( Fig. 48View FIGURES 44 – 53). Eyes greyish ( Fig. 48View FIGURES 44 – 53). Face yellow, anteclypeus with apex black ( Fig. 49View FIGURES 44 – 53). Pronotum orange. Scutellum yellow, apex black, scutoscutellar sulcus brownish ( Fig. 48View FIGURES 44 – 53). Forewing brown, hind wing hyaline ( Fig. 48View FIGURES 44 – 53). Legs yellowish ( Fig. 49View FIGURES 44 – 53).

Male ventral abdominal apodemes reaching middle of segment 4 ( Fig. 19View FIGURES 19 – 27). Male pygofer strongly narrowed anteriorly, apex pointed ( Figs 21, 22View FIGURES 19 – 27). Subgenital plates extended beyond pygofer in lateral view, fused almost to apex, bearing ca. 4 macrosetae in one row and ca. 23 microsetae in 3 rows ( Fig. 20View FIGURES 19 – 27). Paramere elongate, subapically to apex with two spinelike processes and with few short setae and a long slender seta ( Fig. 23View FIGURES 19 – 27). Aedeagal shaft short, broad, ovoid, strongly compressed, basal process slender, nearly symmetrical, with two slender laterally bowed distal branches each densely clothed dorsally with fine pubescence ( Figs 24, 25View FIGURES 19 – 27). Anal tube process sinuate to lateral view ( Fig. 27View FIGURES 19 – 27). Connective nearly rectangular ( Fig. 26View FIGURES 19 – 27).

Etymology. The species name refers to the distinctly hirsute aedeagal processes.

Remarks. The new species differs distinctly from others of the genus in having the aedeagal process branches distinctly hirsute ( Figs 24, 25View FIGURES 19 – 27).