Ozoliarus semicircularis 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: 72

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5072971

publication LSID

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

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5072971

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FE87F4-FFE7-0E0B-B863-9524FE8C22DB

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Ozoliarus semicircularis Löcker
status

sp. nov.

Ozoliarus semicircularis Löcker   , sp. nov.

( Figs 21A–D, 42Q–U, 43A–B)

Type material

Holotype, ♂, AUSTRALIA, Qld : 7 km W Petford, 24.ii.1997 (L.B. O’Brien) ( ASCU HE029567 View Materials ).  

Etymology Named after the semicircular shape of the ventromedian process of the pygophore.

Colour

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

Morphology

Body length: ♂ 5.1 mm.

Head: Vertex (total length) 2.1 times longer than wide; basal emargination rectangular (rarely acutely angled). Postclypeus with well­developed median carina. Rostrum surpassing hind coxae.

Thorax: Hind margin of pronotum obtusely angled. Mesonotum with well­developed carinae. Forewing 3.2x longer than wide; costa with 4–6 tubercles; 7–8 apical cells.

Male genitalia: Anal tube as in Figs 42Q–S; pygophore and genital styles as in Figs 43A–B. Aedeagus ( Figs 42T–U): Phallotheca with a large trifurcated spine (a) ventral; and a ventral ridge with two humps. Flagellum membranous without sclerotised spines.

Remarks

Oz. semicircularis   differs from Oz. triangularis   in the absence of spine (b) and spine (A).

ASCU

Agricultural Scientific Collections Unit

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cixiidae

Genus

Ozoliarus