Duan, Yani, Dietrich, Christopher H., Webb, Micael D. & Zhang, Yalin, 2016, Review of the South American leafhopper genus Parandanus (Hemiptera, Cicadellidae, Deltocephalinae), ZooKeys 562, pp. 73-83 : 79-80
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Taxon classification Animalia Hemiptera Cicadellidae
Parandanus hilaris Figs 7, 8
Parandanus hilaris Linnavuori & DeLong, 1976: 34.
Length. Male: 5.5-5.9 mm.
Anterior margin of crown with six small brown spots, disk with orange patch on each side anteriorly and extending to posterior margin, a small brown spot adjacent basal angles of eyes. Pronotum with six longitudinal narrow orange bands (Fig. 7 A–B).
Crown about 1.17 × as long medially as next to eyes, 0.67 × as long as distance between eyes, 0.56 × as long as median length of pronotum (Fig. 7 A–B).
Pygofer short, sides rounded apically (Fig. 8 A–B). Subgenital plate with lateral margins distinctly insinuated subbasally, with seven robust macrosetae (Fig. 8D). Style articulating arm moderately long and robust; preapical angle distinct; apophysis very short (Fig. 8E). Aedeagus with pair of relatively robust basal crossed appendages, sinuate in lateral view, extending to middle of shaft (Fig. 8 F–G).
2 males, Peru: Huànuco, 5km S Tingo Maria, Pte. Perez, 600m, 9°20.51'S, 75°58.51'W, 25 Oct 2002, C.H. Dietrich, mercury vapor light, 02 –41– 1 (INHS); 1 male, Peru: Huànuco, 5km S Tingo Maria, Pte. Perez, 600m, 9°20.51'S, 75°58.51'W, 25 Oct 2002, R. A. Rakitov, mercury vapor light, 02 –41– 2 (INHS).
This species can be distinguished by its relatively longer crown medially, few robust subgenital plate macrosetae, short syle apophysis and shape of the aedeagus.
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