Neomohunia sinuatipenis , Luo, Qiang, Yang, Lin & Chen, Xiang-Sheng, 2018
Luo, Qiang, Yang, Lin & Chen, Xiang-Sheng, 2018, Review of the bamboo-feeding leafhopper genus Neomohunia, with descriptions of two new species from China (Hemiptera, Cicadellidae, Deltocephalinae, Mukariini), ZooKeys 790, pp. 101-113: 105
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Neomohunia sinuatipenis sp. n. Figs 26-36, 43-45, 49-51
The characteristics of the new species include the following: pygofer with ventro-posterior angle produced into one short and a long process arising directly from posteroventral margin (Figs 33, 34); aedeagus with shaft laterally compressed, sinuate in lateral view, with a pair of long spinous processes arising dorsobasally, curved caudoventrally (Figs 35, 36).
Measurements. Body length (including forewing): male 4.87-5.30 mm (10 specimens); female 5.51-5.84 mm (8 specimens).
External features as in N. longispina but body slightly smaller.
Male genitalia. Male pygofer as in N. longispina but pygofer with ventroposterior angle produced into one short and a long process arising directly from posteroventral margin, the shorter process directed posteriorly and the longer one directed dorsally (Figs 33-34). Aedeagus simple, with shaft laterally compressed, sinuate in lateral view, with a pair of long spinous processes arising dorsobasally, curved caudoventrally; gonopore subapical on dorsal surface (Figs 35-36).
Female genitalia. Sternite VII (Figure 43) as in N. pyramida . Ovipositor as in generic description.
Holotype: ♂, China: Guizhou Province, Duyun City, Doupengshan (26°22'N, 107°23'E), 18 August 2016, Jian-Kun Long (IEGU); paratypes: 1♂4♀♀, same locality, 24 September 2016, Qiang Luo and Ya-Lin Yao (IEGU); 1♂, Guizhou Province, Leishan County, Leigong Mountain (26°22'N, 108°10'E), 7 September 2014, Xiang-Sheng Chen ( NHMUK); 7♂♂4♀♀, Guizhou Province, Anlong County, Xianheping (24°59'N, 105°37'E), 28 August 2012, Jian-Kun Long (IEGU).
Bamboo (Figs 49-51).
China (Guizhou Province).
The new species is similar to N. pyramida (Li & Chen, 1999), but differs in the aedeagal shaft being sinuate in lateral view, with two dorsal processes arising from base; the gonopore is subapical (Figs 35, 36).
The name is derived from the Latin words sinuosus and penis, which refers to the sinuate aedeagal shaft in lateral view (Figure 36).
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