Ozoliarus bullocki Löcker, 2006

Löcker, Birgit, Fletcher, Murray J., Larivière, Marie-Claude & Gurr, Geoff M., 2006, The Australian Pentastirini (Hemiptera: Fulgoromorpha: Cixiidae), Zootaxa 1290 (1290), pp. 1-138: 51-52

publication ID

1175­5334

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:1D47B077-34C7-4BC6-B22F-C5BE9B02EBD7

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FE87F4-FF92-0E7F-B863-916AFE5D233B

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Ozoliarus bullocki Löcker
status

sp. nov.

Ozoliarus bullocki Löcker   , sp. nov.

( Figs 13E–H, 37A–H)

Type material

Holotype, ♂, AUSTRALIA, NT: 26 miles E of Timber Ck , 8.i.1986 (M.S. & B.J. Moulds) ( ASCU HE025955 View Materials )   , Paratypes, AUSTRALIA, NT: 2 ♂, same data as holotype ( ASCU)   , 1 ♂, Tindal , at light, 1.–20.xii.1967 (W. Vestjens) ( ANIC)   , 1 ♂, 12 km NNE of Borroloola , 15.58S 136.21E, 1.xi.1975 (M.S. Upton) ( ANIC) GoogleMaps   , 2 ♂, 46 km SSW of Borroloola , 16.28S 136.09E, 28.x.1975 (M.S. Upton) ( ANIC) GoogleMaps   , 1 ♂, Surprise Ck , 45 km SW by S of Borroloola, 16.23S 136.05E, 5.xi.1975 (M.S. Upton) ( ANIC) GoogleMaps   .

Etymology Named in honour of the first author’s friends Ros and David Bullock. Colour

Body mid to dark brown, carinae and pronotum paler; legs light to mid brown; forewing hyaline colourless with brown marks along crossveins and on apex of wing, veins light brown, tubercles dark (contrasting with veins), pterostigma mid to dark brown; abdominal sternites dark brown.

Morphology

Body length: ♂ 5.3–6.0 mm.

Head: Vertex (total length) 1.5–1.9 times longer than wide; basal emargination obtusely angled or rectangular. Postclypeus with evanescent median carina. Rostrum surpassing hind coxae.

Thorax: Hind margin of pronotum obtusely angled. Mesonotum with evanescent or well­developed carinae. Forewing 3.5–4.0 times longer than wide; costa with 10–19 tubercles; 9 apical cells.

Male genitalia: Anal tube as in Figs 37F–H; pygophore and genital styles as in Figs 37D–E. Aedeagus ( Figs 37A–C): Phallotheca with a large hookshaped spine (a) directed ventrad arising ventrally below midlength; a short, flattened spine (b) ventral at midlength; and two medium sized spines (c, d) right lateral; and a very short spine (e) dorsal. Flagellum partly sclerotised, with a very long, basally strongly curved (rarely bifurcated) spine (A) ventral at base of flagellum; a shorter, rounded spine (B); and a large, bifurcated, flattened spine (C).

ASCU

Agricultural Scientific Collections Unit

ANIC

Australian National Insect Collection

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cixiidae

Genus

Ozoliarus