Kongota Distant, 1904a,

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: 7-8

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

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4673110

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scientific name

Kongota Distant, 1904a
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Kongota Distant, 1904a 

Kongota Distant 1904a: 298  .

Type species.— Platypleura punctigera Walker 1850: 14 (Natal)  .

Remarks.— Distant (1904a) described a head about as wide as the mesonotum, anterior postclypeus truncated, supra-antennal plated deflected, ampliated and subangulately produced lateral pronotal margins extending laterally about to the base of the fore wing basal cell, the mesonotum and pronotum about the same length, an elevated and centrally sulcate metasternum, moderately sized timbal covers, short and broad opercula with convexly rounded apices, rostrum reaching the posterior coxae, fore wing costal membrane wider than costal area, dilated and prominently arched proximally, and a very broad fore wing basal cell as characteristic of the genus.

Distribution.—The species have been reported from Madagascar and South Africa ( Metcalf 1963a; Duffels & van der Laan 1985; Sanborn 2013).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cicadidae

Loc

Kongota Distant, 1904a

Sanborn, Allen F. 2021
2021
Loc

Kongota

Distant, W. L. 1904: 298
1904