Kanaima katzensteinii (Berg)

Foieri, Alvaro & Lenicov, Ana Maria Marino de Remes, 2019, Cercopoidea types (Hemiptera-Cicadomorpha) housed at the Museo de la Plata entomological collection (Argentina), Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia 59, pp. 1-10: 4-5

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.11606/1807-0205/2019.59.16

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4973668

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03F2F16C-FF8F-FFEB-1CA4-96FBFE564AC0

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Kanaima katzensteinii (Berg)
status

 

Kanaima katzensteinii (Berg)   ( Fig. 6 View Figure 6 )

1879. Anales de la Sociedad Científica Argentina, VIII: 233.

Tomaspis katzensteinii Berg, 1879: 233   .

Kanaima katzensteinii (Berg)   comb. n. by Distant, 1909: 213.

Lectotype, male, MLP no. 1735/1; Argentina, Corrientes; date and collectors unknown.  

Paralectotype, female, MLP no. 1735/2   ; Argentina, Buenos Aires, date and collectors unknown   .

Paralectotype, female, MLP no. 1735/3   ; Argentina, Entre Ríos, Concepción del Uruguay   ; date and collectors unknown.

Original Description:

“Fusci, capite parteque anteriore pronoti piceis vel nigris, tegminibus fuliginosis, dilute fuscis aut luteis; capite magniusculo, punctato, medio obsolete carinato; vértice leviter impresso, antice semicirculariter rotundato, medio subcarinato, carina ad basin tubérculo punctiformi et obsoleto instructa; fronte sat tumida, fere semiglobosa, transversim punctato-striata, medio carina obsoleta praedita; pronoto dense punctato, antice medio nonnihil elevato et utrimque biimpresso vel subrugoso, medio basin versus subtilissime sulcato; scutello transverse rubuloso, medio impresso; tegminibus sublibratis, apicem versus nonnihil angustatis, limbo rotundato; alis hyalinis; dorso abdominis fuscescenti, apice flavido; pedibus fuscis aut luteis. Long. corp. 12-13, tegm. 10-11; lat. Pron. 3 ½ - 4 mm ”.

Translation:

Fuscous, head and pronotum anteriorly dark-brown, tegmina yellowish brown. Head broadly rounded, punctate, with an insconspicuous median carina; vertex slightly punctured, rounded at anterior part and medially subcarinate, carina at base with tubercle slightly marked; frons lightly inflated, transversely sculptured-striated, with a lightly marked median carina; pronotum strongly punctured, anterior part slightly elevated with slightly punctured striae on each side, medial line finely sulcated at base; scutellum lightly transversely striated, punctate medially; tegmina moderately slender and apically rounded; dorsal surface of abdomen darkish with apex yellowish; legs darkened to yellowish. Body length: 12-13 mm; tegmina: 10-11 mm; pronotum width: 3 ½ - 4 mm.

Remarks: All the specimens labelled as “typus” by Berg and treated as syntypes by Carvalho & Webb (2005), are considered here as lectotype and paralectotypes (ICZN, art. 74.1.1). This species was originally described as Tomaspis Amyot & Serville   by Berg (1879) and transferred to Kanaima Distant   by Distant (1909: 213).

Paralectotype 1732/2 lacks right forewing, both prothoracic legs and tarsi of left mesothoracic leg. Paralectotype 1732/3 lacks both prothoracic legs and right mesothoracic leg.

MLP

Museo de La Plata

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cercopidae

Genus

Kanaima

Loc

Kanaima katzensteinii (Berg)

Foieri, Alvaro & Lenicov, Ana Maria Marino de Remes 2019
2019
Loc

Kanaima katzensteinii (Berg)

Distant, L. W. 1909: 213
1909
Loc

Tomaspis katzensteinii

Berg, C. 1879: 233
1879