Rhinopsalta sicardi Melichar, 1908,

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: 42

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

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4673289

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scientific name

Rhinopsalta sicardi Melichar, 1908
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Rhinopsalta sicardi Melichar, 1908 

Rhinopsalta sicardi Melichar 1908: 59  . (Montes Ambre, Madagascar)

Remarks.—The only known species of the genus. It is a small (body length about 16 mm, wingspan about 24 mm), ferruginous species marked with gray dorsally and yellowish green ventrally, greenish costal margin and wing venation with fuscous distal apical cells and fore wing margin. The song is a continuous train of very short syllables with peak energy about 6 kHz ( Boulard 1999).

Distribution.—The species is known only from Madagascar ( Metcalf 1963b; Sanborn 2013). Boulard (1999) reports the species from a shrubby savannah, Nossy Bé.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cicadidae

Genus

Rhinopsalta

Loc

Rhinopsalta sicardi Melichar, 1908

Sanborn, Allen F. 2021
2021
Loc

Rhinopsalta sicardi

Melichar, L. 1908: 59
1908