Ozoliarus maru 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: 63-65

publication ID

1175­5334

publication LSID

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

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FE87F4-FF9E-0E0C-B863-928EFEEE24B3

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Ozoliarus maru Löcker
status

sp. nov.

Ozoliarus maru Löcker   , sp. nov.

( Figs 18A–D, 40K–R)

Type material Holotype, ♂, AUSTRALIA, VIC: Extreme N.W. Vic., 21.ii.1927 ( BMNH),  

Paratypes, AUSTRALIA, VIC: 1 ♂, 4 ♀, same data as holotype, ( BMNH), AUSTRALIA, SA: 1 ♂, Loxton , ex sticky trap, 6.–21.i.2005 (P. Magarey) ( ASCU)   .

Etymology

The term ‘maru’ means ‘black’ in Diyari, an aboriginal language spoken in South Australia ( Thieberger & McGregor 1994), and refers to the ascending (caudally directed) spines on the phallotheca.

Colour

Body black, carinae paler, frons lateral with an indistinct light brown mark; legs light to dark brown; forewing hyaline colourless without brown marks along crossveins, veins mid brown, tubercles concolorous with veins, pterostigma mid brown; abdominal sternites dark brown.

Morphology

Body length: ♂ 4.1 mm.

Head: Vertex (total length) 1.8 times longer than wide; basal emargination rectangular. Postclypeus with evanescent median carina. Rostrum reaching hind coxae.

Thorax: Hind margin of pronotum obtusely angled. Mesonotum with well­developed carinae. Forewing 3.7 times longer than wide; costa with 10 tubercles; 8 apical cells.

Male genitalia: Anal tube as in Figs 40K–M; pygophore and genital styles as in Figs 40N–O. Aedeagus ( Figs 40P–R): Phallotheca with a bifurcated spine (a) right lateral; a bifurcated spine (b) dorsal; a short, flattened, serrated spine (c); a long, flattened spine (d) ventral; a slender spine (e) right lateral; a strongly curved spine (f) left lateral; and an almost straight spine (g) left lateral at apex. Flagellum membranous with sclerotised blades.

ASCU

Agricultural Scientific Collections Unit

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cixiidae

Genus

Ozoliarus