Poeciloterpa Stål, Stal, 1870

Crispolon, Elorde Jr. S., Yap, Sheryl A. & Soulier-Perkins, Adeline, 2019, Revision of the endemic Philippine Poeciloterpa Stål (Hemiptera: Cercopidae) with description of four new species, Zootaxa 4608 (2), pp. 291-328: 293

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Poeciloterpa Stål
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Key to Species of Poeciloterpa Stål  

1 Tegmina with a more or less discrete blackish transverse band (complete or broken) on apical half ( Figs 17 View FIGURES 11–18 , 25 View FIGURES 19–25 , 61–62 View FIGURES 60–66 , 73, 84, 86, 98).............................................................................................. 2

- Tegmina without a black transverse band................................................................... 5

2 Transverse band on tegmina complete ( Figs 62 View FIGURES 60–66 , 73).......................................... P. latipennis Schmidt  

- Transverse band on tegmina broken ( Figs 17 View FIGURES 11–18 , 25 View FIGURES 19–25 )............................................................ 3

3 If the specimen is a female ( Figs 84, 86 View FIGURES 84–91 ).................................................... P. minuta Lallemand  

- If the specimen is a male............................................................................... 4

4 Subgenital plates almost the same width along 2/3 of its length then drastically getting thinner with a sharp apex ( Fig. 97 View FIGURES 92–98 )....................................................................................... P. minuta Lallemand  

- Subgenital plate enlarging slightly along the second third of its length then regularly tapering towards the apex in the last third ( Fig. 24 View FIGURES 19–25 ).................................................................................. P. atra Jacobi  

5 Tegmina with a coloured band following costal margin ( Figs 28 View FIGURES 26–29 , 38 View FIGURES 36–43 , 111 View FIGURES 109–116 , 127 View FIGURES 127–131 )..................................... 6

- Tegmina without a coloured band following costal margin..................................................... 9

6 Tegmina red or brown with a band of colour black or red ( Figs 111 View FIGURES 109–116 , 127 View FIGURES 127–131 )......................................... 7

- Tegmina blackish to black with a red band ( Figs 28 View FIGURES 26–29 , 38 View FIGURES 36–43 )....................................................... 8

7 Tegmina mostly reddish with a black band following costal margin up to apex and a black patch in middle; length 5 mm ( Figs 109, 111, 113, 115 View FIGURES 109–116 )..................................................................... P. nigrolimbata Stål  

- Tegmina brown except for a large red band along costal margin ( Figs 127–130 View FIGURES 127–131 ); length 6.5 mm .......................................................................................................... P. rufolimbata Schmidt  

8 Tegmina black except for a bright red band along costal margin ( Figs 26, 28 View FIGURES 26–29 ); red legs ( Fig. 27 View FIGURES 26–29 ); length 7–8 mm .......................................................................... P. conica Crispolon et Soulier-Perkins   sp. nov.

- Tegmina blackish except for discrete reddish brown band along costal margin ( Figs 36, 38 View FIGURES 36–43 ); brown legs ( Figs 37, 41 View FIGURES 36–43 ); Length 6.5 mm ............................................................................... P. fusca Lallemand  

9 Tegmina completely dark brown or black ( Figs 11–13 View FIGURES 11–18 , 99–101 View FIGURES 99–102 and 117–119)..................................... 10

- Tegmina generally red except for the apical cells that can be yellowish to dark brown ( Figs 1–3 View FIGURES 1–4 , 50–52 View FIGURES 50–53 , 74–76, 138–140)..................................................................................................... 12

10 Legs red ( Figs 100–101 View FIGURES 99–102 )................................................................. P. montana Schmidt  

- Legs brown......................................................................................... 11

11 Total length 5.5 mm ( Figs 118–119 View FIGURES 117–120 )........................................................ P. obscura Schmidt  

- Total length 3 to 4 mm ( Figs 12–13 View FIGURES 11–18 ).................................................... female of P. atra Jacobi  

12 Radial vein reaching costal margin ( Figs 10 View FIGURES 5–10 , 59 View FIGURES 54–59 )............................................................ 13

- Radial vein not reaching costal margin ( Figs 83 View FIGURES 78–83 , 147 View FIGURES 142–147 )........................................................ 14

13 Subgenital plate with dorsal and ventral margins undulating ( Fig. 7 View FIGURES 5–10 )........................................................................................................... P. altissima Crispolon et Soulier-Perkins   sp. nov.

- Subgenital plate slightly boomerang shaped with dorsal margin concave and ventral margin convex ( Fig. 56 View FIGURES 54–59 )..................................................................................... P. gapudi Crispolon et Yap   sp. nov.

14 Tegmina light red with yellowish apical cells (Figs 138–139).................................. P. unicolor Lallemand  

- Tegmina bright red with brown apical cells ( Figs 74, 76 View FIGURES 74–77 )......................... P. mangkas Crispolon et Yap   sp. nov.