Fipsianus, Holzinger, 2009

Holzinger, Werner E., 2009, A new endemic genus of Oecleini from Seychelles (Hemiptera: Fulgoromorpha: Cixiidae), Zootaxa 2127 (1), pp. 59-68: 60

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.2127.1.3

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5334582

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/039B3220-FFF4-8110-B8F8-34712274FB76

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scientific name

Fipsianus
status

gen. nov.

Fipsianus   gen. nov.

Type species: Volcanalia picturata Distant, 1917  

Etymology: The genus is dedicated to my son Philipp, nicknamed “Fipsi”. Gender: masculine.

Description: Medium sized cixiids, body length about 4.2–5.2 mm, with cylindrical body and wings in resting position flat, roof-like.

Head with vertex much longer than wide, lateral keels distinctly elevated. Frons widening towards clypeus, widest part immediately above clypeus. Median keel on frons and clypeus present. Frontoclypeal suture straight. No median ocellus visible. Eyes large.

Pronotum small, caudal border with obtuse angle. Mesonotum with three longitudinal keels. Fore wings long, with setiferous tubercles along veins. Wing venation as shown in Figures 7A, 7B View FIGURE 7 . Legs medium-sized, pro- and metatibiae yellowish with a black band medially, pro- and metatarsi black, hind tibiae without macrosetae, apically with six spines, grouped three by three, with distinct gap. Tarsi with 7+6 apical spines.

Male genital segment with small ventral and dorsolateral lobes. Anal segment short and stout, apically with two lobes directed ventrad. Aedeagus consisting of strong tubular shaft only, without flagellum. Aedeagus with rigid crests and spines ventrally and laterally.

Female genital segment truncate, ovipositor curved upwards. Inner female genitalia with long ductus ejaculatorius, wound helix-like.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cixiidae