Freytagolidia ligula, Nielson, 2011

Nielson, M. W., 2011, Tribe Teruliini: new genera and new species of Neotropical leafhoppers with a revised key to genera and species, new records and notes on distribution and taxonomy (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Coelidiinae), Zootaxa 2795 (1), pp. 1-45: 6

publication ID 10.11646/zootaxa.2952.1.1

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Freytagolidia ligula

sp. nov.

Freytagolidia ligula   sp. nov.

( Plate 1A; Figures 1–8)

Length. Male. 9.70–10.00 mm. Female unknown.

Characters of external morphology, color and male genitalia as in description of genus ( Plate 1A: Figures 1–8)

Material examined. Holotype male. COLOMBIA: Risaralda, SFF Otún Quimbaya, El Molinillo , 4º43’N- 75º35’W, 2200 m., Malaise, 3/21/03, G. Loez, Leg. M. 3674 ( IAHC) GoogleMaps   . Paratype. 1 male, same data as holotype except 5/8/03, M.3678 ( MLBM) GoogleMaps   .

Etymology. The name is descriptive for the ligulate or finger-like lobe on the distal half of the subgenital plate.