Calampocus sphaeroides, Gnezdilov, Vladimir M. & Bourgoin, Thierry, 2009

Gnezdilov, Vladimir M. & Bourgoin, Thierry, 2009, First record of the family Caliscelidae (Hemiptera: Fulgoroidea) from Madagascar, with description of new taxa from the Afrotropical Region and biogeographical notes, Zootaxa 2020, pp. 1-36 : 16

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.274700

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6219940

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/9317FD68-FFA3-FFB9-7FAD-67E3FBC4A5B1

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Calampocus sphaeroides
status

sp. n.

Calampocus sphaeroides sp. n.

(figs 26–28, 75 – 88)

Type material. Holotype 3: Madagascar: Fianarantsoa Province, Parc National d’Isalo Ambovo Springs, 29.3 km 4 ˚ N Ranohira, 22 ˚ 17 ˏ 54 ˏˏ S 045˚ 21 ˏ 0 6 ˏˏ E, 990 m, pitfall trap in Hapaca woodland, 9–14.II. 2003, Fisher, Griswold et al. ( CASC). Paratype: 1 Ƥ, as holotype ( CASC).

Description. Male (fig. 26). General coloration dark brown or black. Genae under eyes light yellow. Anteclypeus, rostrum, and legs (excluding coxae, hind femora, and claws) light yellow. Styles brownish yellow. Apices of spines of legs black.

Female (figs 27, 28). Pale, with dark brown dots and spots. Lateral sides of metope and proboscis with transverse stripe formed by dark brown dots. Pedicel dark brown. Apices of spines of legs black.

Body length. Male—2.0 mm, female—3.0 mm.

Etymology. The species name is derived from the Greek “σφαίρα”—sphere.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Caliscelidae

Genus

Calampocus