Sapingia

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: 29

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http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.2952.1.1

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scientific name

Sapingia
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Key to species of Sapingia   (males)

1. Aedeagus with short to long spines group closely together on shaft (Figs. 430, 439, 441, Nielson, 1979)................ 2

- Aedeagus with short to long spines in separate groups or scattered along shaft (Figs. 459, 465, 470, 481, Nielson 1979).... 7

2. Aedeagus with cluster of spines of equal length.............................................................. 3

- Aedeagus with cluster of spines of unequal length............................................................ 5

3. Aedeagus with numerous spines.......................................................................... 4

- Aedeagus with 3 spines on shaft (Fig. 430, Nielson, 1979)......................... ( Peru) S. ornatipennis (Linnavuori)  

4. Pygofer in lateral view with bifurcate cauudodoral process ( Fig. 13, Nielson, 1983); plate very broad with numerous setae on outer lateral margin and apically ( Fig. 18, Nielson, 1983)................................. ( Bolivia) S. salsa Nielson  

- Pygofer in lateral view with lobate, caudodorsal process ( Fig. 101); plate very, broad, with few setae apically ( Fig. 102)................................................................................ ( Colombia) S. calcaris   , sp. nov.

5. Aedeagus with single long spine among cluster of short ones.................................................. 6

- Aedeagus with 3 long spines among cluster of short ones (Fig. 441).............. ( Bolivia) S. adspersoides (Linnavuori)  

6. Pygofer in lateral view with avicular, caudoventral lobe (Fig. 471, Nielson, 1979)......... ( Venezuela) S. crepidula Nielson  

- Pygofer in lateral view with short, broad caudoventral lobe (Fig. 453, Nielson, 1979)................................................................................. ( Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay) S. adspersa (Stål)  

7. Aedeagus with short spines or spicules distad of subbasal group of spines......................................... 8

- Aedeagus with long spines on shaft, not separated into 2 groups............................ ( Bolivia) S. intuta Nielson  

8. Aedeagus with 1–2 very long spines distad and adjacent to subbasal group........................................ 9

- Aedeagus without such spines........................................................................... 10