Taphura misella ( Stål, 1854 ), Stal, 1854

Sanborn, Allen F., 2017, Generic redescription, seven new species and a key to the Taphura Stål, 1862 (Hemiptera: Cicadidae: Cicadetttinae: Taphurini), Zootaxa 4324 (3), pp. 451-481: 477

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4324.3.3

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scientific name

Taphura misella ( Stål, 1854 )
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Taphura misella ( Stål, 1854)  

Cicada misella Stål 1854: 243   (type material in NHRS). Cicada (Taphura) misella Stål 1862a: 20   .

Thaphura (sic) misella Stål 1870: 717   .

Taphura misella Distant 1905a: 34   .

Type locality. Brazil, Minas Gerais.  

Remarks. An oddity in the genus in the male genitalia are reduced.

Distribution. The species is currently known from Brazil ( Metcalf 1963; Sanborn 2013) and was recently recorded from Argentina ( Sanborn & Heath 2014). The distribution of the species is expanded here to included Bolivia and French Guiana.

Material examined for new records. “ Prov. del Sara / Bolivia, 450 m. / J. Steinbach // Nov. / 1909 // C. M. / Acc. 6549” one female ( CMNH), “ Prov. del Sara / Bolivia, 450 m. / J. Steinbach // Carn. Mus. / Acc. 6443” one male ( AFSC); “ FRENCH GUIANA / Réserve de la Trinité, zone Aya / N 4° 35' 20", O 53° 18' 1", Commune de / Saint Elie, 06-XI-2013 / Automatic Luminating trap / Soc. Ent. Antilles-Guyane leg.” one female ( AFSC); “ FRENCH GUIANA / Montagne des Chevaux , (forest on / quartzite) GoogleMaps   , N 4°44'31.54" O 52°25'53.02" / altitude 90m, commune de Roura / 27-IX-2010, Automatic Luminating / Trap with Gemlight / Soc. Ent. Antilles-Guyane leg.” one female ( AFSC); “ FRENCH GUIANA / Montagne des Chevaux , (forest on / quartzite) GoogleMaps   , N 4°44'31.54" O 52°25'53.02" / altitude 90m, commune de Roura / 07-XII-2013, Automatic Luminating / Trap with Gemlight / Soc. Ent. Antilles-Guyane leg.” one female ( AFSC); “ FRENCH GUIANA / Montagne des Chevaux , (forest on / quartzite) GoogleMaps   , N 4°44'31.54" O 52°25'53.02" / altitude 90m, commune de Roura / 03-II-2013, Automatic Luminating / Trap with Gemlight / Soc. Ent. Antilles-Guyane leg.” one female ( AFSC); “ FRENCH GUIANA / Mont Matoury GoogleMaps   , N 4°51'31.00" / O 52°22'36.00" commune de Matoury / 28-IX-2014 / Flight Interception Trap / Soc. Ent. Antilles- Guyane leg.” one male ( AFSC); “ FRENCH GUIANA / Saül Pointe-de-Vue, / 21-I-2016 / Automatic Light Trap, Blue light / Soc. Ent. Antilles-Guyane leg.” one female ( AFSC). GoogleMaps  

CMNH

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cicadidae

Genus

Taphura

Loc

Taphura misella ( Stål, 1854 )

Sanborn, Allen F. 2017
2017
Loc

Taphura misella

Distant 1905: 34
1905
Loc

Thaphura (sic) misella Stål 1870 : 717

Stal 1870: 717
1870
Loc

Cicada misella Stål 1854 : 243

Stal 1862: 20
Stal 1854: 243
1854