Ozoliarus laertes (Kirkaldy)

Löcker, Birgit, Fletcher, Murray J., Larivière, Marie-Claude & Gurr, Geoff M., 2006, The Australian Pentastirini (Hemiptera: Fulgoromorpha: Cixiidae), Zootaxa 1290 (1290), pp. 1-138: 77-78

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5072977

publication LSID

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5072977

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FE87F4-FFEC-0E02-B863-96CEFBD626EB

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scientific name

Ozoliarus laertes (Kirkaldy)
status

comb. nov.

Ozoliarus laertes (Kirkaldy)   , comb. nov.

( Figs 23A–D, 44C–I)

Oliarus laertes Kirkaldy, 1906: 398   .

Type material

Lectotype, here designated ♂ (examined), AUSTRALIA, NSW: Mittagong , i.1905 (Koebele) ( BPBM, nr 1188).  

Remarks

Kirkaldy’s (1906) original description does not specify whether the type series consists of more than one specimen. Only one specimen has been found in the BPBM and it is here designated as lectotype in order to clarify the identity of the species.

Other material examined AUSTRALIA: ACT (1 ♂)   , NSW (17 ♂, 5 ♀), Qld (1 ♂)   .

Distribution

Australia (Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland), Fiji, Rennell Island   .

Colour

Body dark brown to black, carinae paler, clypeus sometimes mid brown; legs mid brown; forewing hyaline colourless with indistinct brown marks along crossveins, veins mid brown, tubercles concolorous with veins, pterostigma mid to dark brown; abdominal sternites dark brown.

Morphology

Body length: ♂ 5.3–6.4 mm, ♀ 6.8–7.9 mm.

Head: Vertex (total length) 1.7–2.1 times longer than wide; basal emargination acutely angled or rectangular. Postclypeus with evanescent or well­developed median carina. Rostrum reaching (rarely surpassing) hind coxae.

Thorax: Hind margin of pronotum obtusely angled or rectangular. Mesonotum with evanescent or well­developed median and lateral carinae and well­developed sublateral carinae. Forewing 3.1–3.4 times longer than wide; costa without tubercles; 9 apical cells.

Male genitalia: Anal tube as in Figs 44C–E; pygophore and genital styles as in Figs 44H–I. Aedeagus ( Figs 44F–G): Phallotheca with three long spines (a, b, d) pointing downwards (cephalad); and a shorter spine (c) curved upwards (caudad). Flagellum membranous, sometimes with membranous or slightly sclerotised spines.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cixiidae

Genus

Ozoliarus

Loc

Ozoliarus laertes (Kirkaldy)

Löcker, Birgit, Fletcher, Murray J., Larivière, Marie-Claude & Gurr, Geoff M. 2006
2006
Loc

Oliarus laertes

Kirkaldy, G. W. 1906: 398
1906