Acrogonia clarae , Silva, Roberta Dos Santos Da, Cavichioli, Rodney R., Takiya, Daniela M. & Mejdalani, Gabriel, 2017

Silva, Roberta Dos Santos Da, Cavichioli, Rodney R., Takiya, Daniela M. & Mejdalani, Gabriel, 2017, Descriptions of eight new Acrogonia species from the Amazon region, including peculiar features of the female genitalia (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Cicadellinae: Proconiini), Zootaxa 4244 (4), pp. 515-534: 518-519

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4244.4.4

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scientific name

Acrogonia clarae
status

sp. nov.

Acrogonia clarae  sp. nov.

( Figs. 10–17View FIGURES 10 – 17)

Total length. Male holotype 9.0 mm; male paratypes 8.5–9.0 mm (n = 7); female unknown.

Holotype description. Head and thorax. Structural features of head and thorax ( Figs. 10–11View FIGURES 10 – 17) much as described above for A. amazonensis  sp. nov.

Color. Anterior dorsum ( Fig. 10View FIGURES 10 – 17) yellow to greenish-yellow; crown and mesonotum with irregular dark brown marks (most of mesonotum covered by these marks). Forewings ( Figs. 10–11View FIGURES 10 – 17) yellow to greenish-yellow, except for membranous portions. Face, lateral and ventral portions of thorax, and legs ( Fig. 11View FIGURES 10 – 17) yellow to greenish-yellow; superior portion of face and of lateral lobe of pronotum narrowly brown to dark brown.

Male genitalia. Pygofer ( Fig. 12View FIGURES 10 – 17), in lateral view, strongly produced posteriorly; with distinct lobe on basiventral portion; setae distributed mostly on median and distal third of disc. Subgenital plates ( Fig. 13View FIGURES 10 – 17), in ventral view, subtriangular, basal third broad, then tapering to middle portion; apical half slender, appearing articulated with basal half; in lateral view, plates short, not extending posteriorly beyond basal half of pygofer ( Fig. 12View FIGURES 10 – 17); plate surface with scattered setae. Connective ( Fig. 14View FIGURES 10 – 17), in dorsal view, T-shaped; stalk narrow, with median keel, apex expanded. Style ( Fig. 14View FIGURES 10 – 17), in dorsal view, extending posteriorly distinctly beyond apex of connective; preapical lobe distinct, bearing few setae; apical portion directed outward; apex acute. Aedeagus ( Figs. 15–16View FIGURES 10 – 17) symmetrical and elongate; apex of shaft ( Fig. 15View FIGURES 10 – 17), in lateral view, with small, acute dorsal apical process; shaft ( Fig. 16View FIGURES 10 – 17), in ventral view, broad, with lateral portions more sclerotized than median area and joining each other posteromedially; aedeagal base with pair of slender elongate processes that extend posteriorly beyond shaft apex. Anal tube ( Fig. 17View FIGURES 10 – 17) without processes; basal apodeme of segment X with lobe on dorsal margin.

Female unknown.

Intraspecific variation. The color of the pronotum varies from yellow to green margined with yellow. Forewings may be coriaceous and yellow or translucent yellow with brown areas on clavus and anteapical portion. Some variation may be due to fading of coloration in preserved specimens.

Etymology. The new species name, clarae  , refers to Maria Clara Carvalho da Costa, goddaughter of the first author.

Type material. Holotype: male, “ Brasil, AM [state of Amazonas], Novo Airão \ AM 352 Ramal Km 10\ 02°42’56.5”S 66°56’26.7”W \ 30.viii.2011 \ Arm. [Armadilha] luz móvel 00:00–03:00h\ J.A. Rafael, D. Takiya, J.T.\ Câmara ” ( INPAAbout INPA)GoogleMaps  . Paratypes: one male, “ BRASIL, AM, Itapiranga, Rod. [Rodovia]\ AM 363 km 111\ Ramal Madubá \ 02°42`57”S  ; 58°00`46”W.\ 8–9.X.2010 - 21 às 00:00h. Arm. [Armadilha] luminosa dossel 30m. D.

Ochoa\ A. Agudelo, P. Dias leg” (MNRJ); two males, “ BRASIL: Amazonas, Barcelos \ R. Aracá, boca do R. Curuduri \ 00.09734°S 0 63 28952°W\ 15–18.VI.2010 light\ Takiya e Cavichioli, leg.” ( DZUPAbout DZUP)  ; one male, “ Brasil, [state of] Amapá, Oiapoque \ Bairro Vitória Oiapoque \ Arm. [Armadilha] Luz , 0 3o 52’43.3”N\ 51o47’39.6”W, 13.xi.2014 \ J.A. Rafael & F.F. Xavier F o” ( INPAAbout INPA)  ; one male, “ Brasil, Amapá, Oiapoque \ Ramal Km-7, 0 3o 49’19” N\ 51o45’52” W, 16.xi.2014 \ J.A.Rafael & F.F. Xavier F o” ( INPAAbout INPA)  ; one male, “ BRASIL, Amapá, Calçoene,\ Balneário Asaberta , 02°31’07.2”N \ 50°58’16.8’’W, Luz,\ 17-xi.2014, F.F. Xavier F o” ( DZRJ)GoogleMaps  .

INPA

Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia

DZUP

Universidade Federal do Parana, Colecao de Entomologia Pe. Jesus Santiago Moure