Ozoliarus quadratistylus 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: 71

publication ID

1175­5334

publication LSID

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

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FE87F4-FFE6-0E0A-B863-9634FB152024

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Ozoliarus quadratistylus Löcker
status

sp. nov.

Ozoliarus quadratistylus Löcker   , sp. nov.

( Figs 20E–H, 42J–P)

Type material

Holotype, ♂, AUSTRALIA, WA: 8 miles ENE of Millstream , 20.x.1970 (D.H. Colless) ( ANIC)   , Paratypes, AUSTRALIA, Qld: Noondoo , 28.37S 148.26E, 26.ii.1963 (A.L. Dyce, M.D. Murray) ( ANIC), 1 ♂, 149 km E of Quilpie, 26.33S 145.38E, 20.ix.1990 (M.P. Zalucki, G. V. Maynard) ( UQIC) GoogleMaps   .

Etymology Named after the top part of the genital styles, which forms a square.

Colour

Body dark brown to black, carinae paler, frons lateral with a light brown mark; legs mid to dark brown; forewing hyaline colourless with brown marks along crossveins, veins mid to dark brown, tubercles concolorous with veins, pterostigma dark brown; abdominal sternites dark brown..

Morphology

Body length: ♂ 5.2–5.8 mm.

Head: Vertex (total length) 1.3–1.7 times longer than wide; basal emargination obtusely angled or rectangular. Postclypeus with well­developed median carina. Rostrum reaching or surpassing hind coxae.

Thorax: Hind margin of pronotum obtusely angled. Mesonotum with well­developed median carina and evanescent or well­developed sublateral and lateral carinae. Forewing 3.4–3.6 times longer than wide; costa with 2–10 tubercles; 7–9 apical cells.

Male genitalia: Anal tube as in Figs 42N–P; pygophore and genital styles as in Figs 42J–K. Aedeagus ( Figs 42L–M): Phallotheca with a large, bi­ or trifurcated spine (a) ventral; and a ventral ridge with two or three humps. Flagellum membranous with a very long, sclerotised spine (A) arising from base of flagellum; and a long, less sclerotised spine at apex of flagellum.

Remarks Oz. quadratistylus   differs from Oz. triangularis   in the absence of spine (b).

ANIC

Australian National Insect Collection

V

Royal British Columbia Museum - Herbarium

UQIC

University of Queensland Insect Collection

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cixiidae

Genus

Ozoliarus