Pycna rudis ( Karsch, 1890 ),

Sanborn, Allen F., 2021, The cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadoidea: Cicadidae) of Madagascar including a new tribe, five new genera, twelve new species, four new species synonymies, five revised species status, ten new combinations, new tribal assignments for four genera, one new subtribe synonymy, a checklist and key to the species, Zootaxa 4937 (1), pp. 1-79: 17

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4937.1.1

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4673188

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scientific name

Pycna rudis ( Karsch, 1890 )
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Pycna rudis ( Karsch, 1890) 

Platypleura rudis Karsch 1890: 98  . ( Madagascar)

Remarks.—The second of three species with a body length less than 37 mm and wingspan greater than 110 mm. Body length is about 35 mm, wingspan is about 135 mm ( Karsch 1890). It can be distinguished further from P. gigas  and P. strix  by the piceous scutal depression, the timbal colors being the same color as the abdominal tergites, and the dense pile on the abdominal tergites.

Distribution.—The species is only known from Madagascar ( Metcalf 1963a; Duffels & van der Laan 1985; Sanborn 2013; 2020).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cicadidae

Genus

Pycna

Loc

Pycna rudis ( Karsch, 1890 )

Sanborn, Allen F. 2021
2021
Loc

Platypleura rudis

Karsch, F. A. F. 1890: 98
1890