Platypleura octoguttata ( Fabricius, 1798 )

Ahmed, Zubair & Sanborn, Allen F., 2010, The cicada fauna of Pakistan including the description of four new species (Hemiptera: Cicadoidea: Cicadidae), Zootaxa 2516, pp. 27-48: 38

publication ID

10.5281/zenodo.196127

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scientific name

Platypleura octoguttata ( Fabricius, 1798 )
status

 

Platypleura octoguttata ( Fabricius, 1798) 

[Tettigonia] 8 -guttata Fabricius 1798: 515.

Oxypleura sanguiflua Walker 1850: 24  .

Type locality. Incorrectly attributed to French Guiana.

Specimens were collected from within and in the outskirts of Karachi (May to Sep 2005, 2006). Distant (1889, 1906a) also reported that the species was collected in Karachi. Butler (1874) reported specimens from Wuzeerabad (sic), Punjab and Distant (1889) from Wazeerabad (sic), Panjab which are currently Wazirabad, Punjab. The species was captured from Acacia  spp. in large numbers. Remarks. The species was previously known from India and Sri Lanka ( Metcalf 1963 a; Duffels & van der Laan 1985).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cicadidae

Genus

Platypleura

Loc

Platypleura octoguttata ( Fabricius, 1798 )

Ahmed, Zubair & Sanborn, Allen F. 2010

2010
Loc

Oxypleura sanguiflua

Walker 1850: 24