Neaenus

Andrew Hamilton, K. G., 2016, Neotropical spittlebugs related to Neaenini (Hemiptera, Cercopidae) and the origins of subfamily Cercopinae, Zootaxa 4169 (2), pp. 201-250: 220

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4169.2.1

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scientific name

Neaenus
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Key to species of Neaenus  

1. Venation evident; tegmina mottled ( Figs 10 View FIGURES 10 – 11 E –H); length> 8 mm ............................ Neaniscus subg. nov. ...4

- Venation obscure; tegmina with patches of color, or evenly colored ( Figs 10 View FIGURES 10 – 11 A –D); length <7 mm ..... nominate subgenus...2

2. Tegmina usually with pale spots beyond base; aedeagus with paired apical processes...................... varius Fowler  

- Tegmina unmarked or with pale base; aedeagus without paired processes......................................... 3

3. Male subgenital plates tapered; style serpentine ( Fig. 46 View FIGURES 46 – 54 A)........................................... natrix   sp.nov.

- Male subgenital plates with prominent lobe near base; style straight, apically furcate ( Fig. 47 View FIGURES 46 – 54 A)........ hystricosus   sp.nov.

4. Tegmina striped in brown and yellow ( Fig. 10 View FIGURES 10 – 11 E –F); female with base of ovipositor exposed ( Fig. 11 View FIGURES 10 – 11 A)........ gilli   sp.nov.

- Tegmina mottled ( Figs 10 View FIGURES 10 – 11 G –H); female with base of ovipositor covered by shiny black knob ( Fig. 11 View FIGURES 10 – 11 B)...... zacki   sp.nov.