Jafuna melichari Distant, 1912b,

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: 43

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.4673293

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Jafuna melichari Distant, 1912b
status

 

Jafuna melichari Distant, 1912b 

Jafuna melichari Distant 1912b: 648  . (Tamatave, Madagascar)

Remarks.—The single species is small (body length about 16 mm, wingspan about 42 mm), greenish, with an extended anterior postclypeus, a distinctive piceous foveate mesonotal spot anterior to anterior arms of cruciform elevation, apices of tibiae and tarsi red ( Distant 1912b). The generic characters can also be used to distinguish the species.

Distribution.—The species is known only from Madagascar ( Metcalf 1963b). Jacobi (1917) reported the species from Tamatave, western Madagascar.

Material examined.—“ Madagascar: Toliara Prov. / Forêt de Kirindy, 15.5 km 64º / ENE Marofandilia, elev 100m / 20º 2’ 42”S 44º 39’ 44” E / 28 Nov.—3 Dec. 2001 // coll: Fisher, Griswold et al. / California Acad. of Sciences / at light—in tropical dry forest / collection code: BLF4601 // CASENT / 3004614” one female ( AFSC)GoogleMaps  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cicadidae

Genus

Jafuna

Loc

Jafuna melichari Distant, 1912b

Sanborn, Allen F. 2021
2021
Loc

Jafuna melichari

Distant, W. L. 1912: 648
1912