Malagasia aperta ( Signoret, 1860 ),

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: 48

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:A1DDB75B-27E5-463A-8FA6-975B89163A50

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4673317

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03E58783-FFB1-FFE3-46BA-F9F8FBCBF854

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scientific name

Malagasia aperta ( Signoret, 1860 )
status

 

Malagasia aperta ( Signoret, 1860) 

C[icada] aperta Signoret 1860: 179  . ( Madagascar)

Remarks.—A tawny species marked with piceous. It is the only species of the genus where males do not have an inflated abdomen. Body lengths are 22–26 mm and wingspans of 68–74 mm. Indigenous people use the species as a food source ( Randrianandrasana & Berenbaum 2015).

Distribution.—The species is known only from Madagascar including Nosy Be ( Metcalf 1963b). Karsch (1890) and Jacobi (1917) report the species from western and central Madagascar and Nossibé.

Material examined.—“ MADAGASCAR: / Fianarantsoa Province / Ranomafana Natl. Park / Talatakely, 900 m elev. / 21.25ºS, 47.42ºE // 2–22 January 2001 / D.H. & K.M. Kavanaugh, / R.L. Brett, E. Elsom, / and F. Vargas collector. // CASENT / 3002735” one female ( AFSC);GoogleMaps  “ MADAGASCAR: / Fianarantsoa Province / Ranomafana Natl. Park / Talatakely, 900 m elev. / 21.25ºS, 47.42ºE // 2–22 January 2001 / D.H. & K.M. Kavanaugh, / R.L. Brett, E. Elsom, / and F. Vargas collector. // CASENT / 3002734” one male ( AFSC)GoogleMaps  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cicadidae

Genus

Malagasia

Loc

Malagasia aperta ( Signoret, 1860 )

Sanborn, Allen F. 2021
2021
Loc

aperta

Signoret 1860: 179
1860