Ligymolpa madegassa 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: 66-67

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.4673351

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03E58783-FFDF-FF8E-46BA-F994FEAEFF46

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scientific name

Ligymolpa madegassa Karsch, 1890
status

 

Ligymolpa madegassa Karsch, 1890 

Ligymolpa madegassa Karsch 1890: 122  . (Western Madagascar)

Remarks.—A small olivaceous-green species, the head, pronotum and mesonotum striped with piceous, abdomen with castaneous within timbal cavity and transverse piceous fascia on tergite 8, silvery pile covering body, pygofer distal shoulder extended on either side of uncus, uncus with sinuous lateral margin expanding laterally from base and narrowing to apex. Body length is 15–17 mm, wingspan 42–53 mm with females larger than males ( Karsch 1890).

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

Material examined.—“CASENT3000349 / MADAGASCAR: Antsiranana / Forêt d’Anabohazo, 21.6 km / WSW Maromandia, 120 m // 14°18’32”S, 47°54’52”E / 11-16 March 2001, B. Fisher, / C. Griswold et al., BLF3337” one male ( AFSC)GoogleMaps  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cicadidae

Genus

Ligymolpa

Loc

Ligymolpa madegassa Karsch, 1890

Sanborn, Allen F. 2021
2021
Loc

Ligymolpa madegassa

Karsch, F. A. F. 1890: 122
1890