Punctijassus compressus,

Dietrich, Christopher H., Magalhães, Raysa Brito de & Takiya, Daniela M., 2020, Revision of the endemic Malagasy leafhopper tribe Platyjassini (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Iassinae), European Journal of Taxonomy 695, pp. 1-89: 84-85

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2020.695

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:DC24EAB0-DCF5-44A8-B1A0-82BF25D280C2

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4342201

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/6C3E9540-859D-4D69-9689-FB0C3E606252

taxon LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:act:6C3E9540-859D-4D69-9689-FB0C3E606252

treatment provided by

Valdenar

scientific name

Punctijassus compressus
status

gen. et sp. nov.

Punctijassus compressus  gen. et sp. nov.

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Etymology

The species name refers to the compressed aedeagal shaft.

Material examined

Holotype

MADAGASCAR • ♂; “ MADAGASCAR: Tulear Province , Cap Ste Marie Special Reserve, el 150m, 74 km S of Tsihombe, 29 June–5 July 2003, 25°35.26′ S, 45°09.78′ E, California Acad of Sciences coll: M. Irwin, R. Harin’Hala, malaise trap in bush, MA-23A-03”; CAS.GoogleMaps 

Paratypes

MADAGASCAR – Toliara • 1 ♂; Cap Ste Marie Special Reserve , 74 km S of Tsihombe; 25°35.26′ S, 45°09.78′ E; alt. 150 m; 20–31 Aug. 2003; M. Irwin and R. Harin’Hala leg.; Malaise trap in bush; MA- 02-23-39; CASGoogleMaps  9 ♂♂; Andohahela National Park, Ihazofotsy Parcelle III; 24°49.85′ S, 46°32.17′ E; alt. 80 m; 15–26 Oct. 2003; M. Irwin, F. Parker and R. Harin’Hala leg.; Malaise trap; dry spiny forest; MA- 02-21-35; CAS, INHSGoogleMaps  .

Description

Length of male 4.9 mm (female unknown). Crown with marginal rim and anterodorsal part of frontoclyepus black; middle and hind femur with conspicuous black spot on anterior surface of apex. Crown shorter than pronotum, anterior margin broadly rounded. Hind tibial rows PD, AD, AV with 17, 11, and 12 macrosetae, respectively. Style apophysis slender in basal fourth, broader distally, apex curved dorsomesad, in ventral view curved mesad. Connective with anterior margin truncate. Aedeagus with shaft strongly compressed, moderately broad in lateral view, curved dorsad, apex falcate, gonopore apical on posterior surface; basal process arising on left side of shaft near base curved and closely parallel to shaft, slightly longer than shaft.

INHS

USA, Illinois, Champaign, Illinois Natural History Survey

CAS

California Academy of Sciences

INHS

Illinois Natural History Survey