Polyamia (Copolyamia) caperata (Ball)

Duan, Yani & Dietrich, Christopher H., 2018, A new species of Polyamia DeLong (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae: Deltocephalini) representing the first record of the genus from South America, Zootaxa 4457 (4), pp. 557-567: 560

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4457.4.5

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:9F90D5DD-7E59-4983-A640-6B9F0BCBF4F6

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/DD2B87D6-6007-FF8E-76AA-FA55B89F4589

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scientific name

Polyamia (Copolyamia) caperata (Ball)
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Polyamia (Copolyamia) caperata (Ball) 

( Figs 1–2View FIGURE 1View FIGURE 2)

Deltocephalus caperatus Ball, 1900: 343  .

Deltocephalus vinnulus Crumb, 1915: 192  .

Polyamia caperata, DeLong & Sleesman, 1929: 89  .

Polyamia grama DeLong, 1935: 156  .

Polyamia (Copolyamia) caperata, Sinada & Blocker, 1994: 775  .

Material examined. 4♂, USA: Illinois: Mason Co., Revis Hill Prairie , 6 September 2008, Hill Prairie, A.M. Wallner, Vacuum ( INHSAbout INHS)  ; 1♂, 1♀, USA: Wisconsin, Kimball, Minong , August 25 1945, H.R. Ross, Prairie scrub mix ( INHSAbout INHS)  .

Remarks. Sinada and Blocker (1994) have described this species adequately. We provide the first color illustrations of this species, which is highly variable in coloration, ranging from very pale (e.g., Fig. 1C–D View Figure ) to much darker ( Fig. 1B View Figure ) in mature individuals.

Distribution. USA.

INHS

Illinois Natural History Survey

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cicadellidae

Genus

Polyamia

Loc

Polyamia (Copolyamia) caperata (Ball)

Duan, Yani & Dietrich, Christopher H. 2018

2018
Loc

Deltocephalus caperatus

: 343

Loc

Deltocephalus vinnulus

: 192

Loc

Polyamia caperata

: 89

Loc

Polyamia (Copolyamia) caperata

: 775