Oliarus lawlerorum 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: 26-27

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5072933

publication LSID

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

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5072933

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FE87F4-FFB9-0E57-B863-9664FEFB26C3

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Oliarus lawlerorum Löcker
status

sp. nov.

Oliarus lawlerorum Löcker   , sp. nov.

( Figs 6A–D, 33M–U)

Type material

Holotype, ♂, AUSTRALIA, NT: Cooper Creek , 11 km S by W of Nimbuwah Rock, 12.17S 133.20E, 1.xi.1972 ( T. Weir, T. Angeles) ( MAGD 7413) GoogleMaps   , Paratypes, AUSTRALIA, NT: 1 ♂, same data as holotype, ( MAGD) GoogleMaps   , 1 ♂, Limestone Gorge , 16.02S 130.23E, 23.–26.vi.1986 (M. Malipatil) ( MAGD) GoogleMaps   , 1 ♂, Bullita Outstation , 16.07S 130.26E, 21.vii.1969 (M. Mendum) ( ANIC) GoogleMaps   , 1 ♂, same data, 23.vii.1969 ( ANIC) GoogleMaps   , 1 ♂, C.P. R.S., in light trap in Mimosa pigra   , 4.x.1985 (C. Wilson) ( ASCU)   , AUSTRALIA, Qld : 1 ♂, 1 ♀, Heathlands, 11.45S 142.35E, malaise trap, 25.vii–18.viii.1992 (P. Zborowski, J. Cardale) ( ANIC) GoogleMaps   , 1 ♂, same data, 19.viii.–18.ix.1992 (P. Zborowski, L. Miller) ( ANIC) GoogleMaps   , 1 ♂, same data, vi.– 25.vii.1992 (P. Zborowski, E.S. Nielsen) GoogleMaps   , 2 ♂, Hann River , 15.11S 143.53E, 20.iii.–24.iv.1994 (P. Zborowski, G. Turner) ( ANIC) GoogleMaps   , 11 ♂, 4 ♀, 4 km NE Batavia Downs , 12.39S 142.42E, malaise trap, 24.x.–23.xi.1992 (P. Zborowski, A. Calder) ( ANIC) GoogleMaps   , AUSTRALIA, WA: Carson escarpment, 14.49S 126.49E, 9.–15.viii.1975 (I.F.B. Common, M.S. Upton) ( ANIC) GoogleMaps   .

Etymology

Named in honour of the first author’s friends Cecilia and Darryl Lawler and their family.

Colour

Body dark brown, carinae and pronotum paler; legs light to mid brown; forewing hyaline colourless with indistinct brown marks along crossveins, veins light brown apically darker, tubercles slightly darker than veins, pterostigma light to mid brown; abdominal sternites mid to dark brown.

Morphology

Body length: ♂ 4.2–5.9 mm, ♀ 4.3–5.0 mm.

Head: Vertex (total length) 2.0–2.9 times longer than wide; basal emargination acutely angled, rectangular or obtusely angled. Postclypeus with well­developed median carina. Rostrum not reaching hind coxae.

Thorax: Hind margin of pronotum obtusely angled or rectangular. Mesonotum with well­developed median and lateral carinae and evanescent or well­developed sublateral carinae. Forewing 3.3–3.8 times longer than wide; costa without tubercles; 8 apical cells.

Male genitalia: Anal tube as in Figs 33M–O; pygophore dorsolaterally on each side without long, outwardly curving, spinelike process as in O. acanthopygophoris   , pygophore as in Fig. 33T, genital styles with large (sometimes small) spinelike process directed dorsad as in Figs 33R–U. Aedeagus ( Figs 33P–Q): Phallotheca with a short, moderately curved spine (a) ventrolaterally; a short, moderately curved spine (b) dorsally; and a very reduced sclerotised flap ventrally. Flagellum membranous, unarmed, very small.

T

Tavera, Department of Geology and Geophysics

ANIC

Australian National Insect Collection

ASCU

Agricultural Scientific Collections Unit

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cixiidae

Genus

Oliarus