Ozoliarus catherinae Löcker, Locker, 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: 59-61

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5072957

publication LSID

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5072957

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FE87F4-FF9A-0E70-B863-9114FE2024DB

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scientific name

Ozoliarus catherinae Löcker
status

sp. nov.

Ozoliarus catherinae Löcker   , sp. nov.

( Figs 16E–H, 39J–P)

Type material

Holotype, ♂, AUSTRALIA, Qld : Cunnamulla, x.1943 (N. Geary) ( AMS K209383)   , Paratypes, AUSTRALIA, Qld : 1 ♂, same data as holotype, ii.1942 ( AMS)   , 1 ♂, Cunnamulla Caravan Park , at light, 27.xii.1973 (G.F. Gross) ( SAM)   , 1 ♂, 1 ♀, Dalby , 27.ii.1937 (N. Geary) ( AMS)   , 2 ♂, Moranbah , 4 km S, 22.02S 148.03E, mv light, 3.x.2003 (G.B. Monteith) ( QM) GoogleMaps   , 1 ♂, Mangindi , 1.i.1972 (B. Cantrell) ( UQIC)   , 1 ♂, Lake Broadwater near Dalby, 27.21S 151.06E, mv lamp, 27.ix.1986 (G. & A. Daniels) ( UQIC) GoogleMaps   , AUSTRALIA, NSW: 1 ♂, 19 km S of Moree , on Eucalyptus citriodora   , 1.xii.1976 (E.M. Exley, T. Low) ( UQIC)   , AUSTRALIA, SA: 1 ♂, 1 ♀, Mt Serle , N Flinders Ra. (Hale, Tindale) ( SAM)   .

Etymology Named in honour of the first author’s friend Catherine Read.

Colour

Body dark brown to black, carinae (except for some carinae on mesonotum) paler, frons lateral with a more or less distinct light brown mark; legs light to mid brown; forewing hyaline colourless without brown marks along crossveins, veins mid brown, tubercles concolorous with veins, pterostigma mid to dark brown; abdominal sternites dark brown.

Morphology

Body length: ♂ 5.8–6.2 mm, ♀ 6.7 mm.

Head: Vertex (total length) 1.6–1.7 x longer than wide; basal emargination obtusely angled or rectangular. Postclypeus with well­developed median carina. Rostrum reaching or not reaching hind coxae.

Thorax: Hind margin of pronotum obtusely angled. Mesonotum with well­developed carinae. Forewing 3.3–3.6 x longer than wide; costa with 2–12 tubercles; 8 apical cells.

Male genitalia: Anal tube as in Figs 39N–P; pygophore and genital styles as in Figs 39J–K. Aedeagus ( Figs 39L–M): Phallotheca with a large u­shaped, very wide, sheetlike spine (a) with slightly serrated tip right lateral; two rounded, dorsal spines (b, d) arising from same base; a flattened, triangular spine (c) with serrated tip; and a rounded spine (e) with strongly curved tip ventral. Flagellum membranous with sclerotised blades and a very small spine.

SAM

South African Museum

QM

Queensland Museum

UQIC

University of Queensland Insect Collection

T

Tavera, Department of Geology and Geophysics

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cixiidae

Genus

Ozoliarus