Platypleura Amyot & Audinet-Serville, 1843

Kunte, Krushnamegh, 2017, A new species of Platypleura Amyot & Audinet-Serville, 1843 (Hemiptera: Cicadidae: Cicadinae) from the Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India, Zootaxa 4311 (4), pp. 523-536: 525-527

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4311.4.5

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scientific name

Platypleura Amyot & Audinet-Serville, 1843
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Genus Platypleura Amyot & Audinet-Serville, 1843  

= Cicada   ( Platypleura   ) = Platypleura (Platypleura) = Patypleura   (sic) = Plathypleura (sic) = Platypeura   (sic) = Platypleure   (sic) = Rlatypleura (sic) = Poecilopsaltria Stål, 1866   = Poicilopsaltria   (sic) = Paecilopsaltria   (sic) = Poecilopsaltera (sic) = Platypleura   ( Poecilopsaltria   ) = Systophlochius Villet, 1989   ( Sanborn 2014).

Type-species: Cicada stridula Linnaeus, 1764  

Amyot & Serville, 1843 desCribed the genus Platypleura Comprising CiCadas   with squat, hairy bodies. Head is very broad and short, bearing epiCranial suture. Eyes are round and large, and usually protrude out. Pronotum is wide and short, dilated on either side, making it wider than the head inCluding eyes. Mesothorax has a CruCiform elevation and sCutal depression. Basal half of forewing is CoriaCeous and remaining part of the wing is more or less transparent with a transverse vein (nodal line) separating the CoriaCeous and membranous (transparent) areas. These CharaCters matCh the speCies desCribed below.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cicadidae