Oncometopia pelvica, Rakitov, Roman, 2016

Rakitov, Roman, 2016, The Oncometopia orbona species group (Hemiptera, Cicadellidae, Proconiini), Zootaxa 4168 (1), pp. 109-133 : 128-131

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4168.1.5

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6079188

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scientific name

Oncometopia pelvica
status

new species

Oncometopia pelvica   , new species

( Fig. 11 View FIGURE 11 )

Description. Length of male 9.4–10.7 mm, female 10.3–10.7 mm. Other external characters as in O. orbona   .

Coloration. As in O. lepida   , showing similar range of variation ( Fig. 11 View FIGURE 11 A–I). Abdominal terga VIII–IX and anal tube of all studied specimens purple.

Male terminalia. As in O. lepida   ( Fig. 11 View FIGURE 11 J–P).

Female terminalia. Sternum VII ( Fig. 11 View FIGURE 11 Q) as in O. orbona   . Vestibulum ( Fig. 11 View FIGURE 11 R) with rectangular posterior extension as long as or slightly longer than wide at base. Sternum VIII sclerite ( Fig. 11 View FIGURE 11 R, shaded) unpaired, longitudinal, unsculptured, lying atop vestibulum extension, in dorsal view distinctly depressed along midline, with anterior margin convex and somewhat produced, posterior margin slightly concave. Genital chamber sclerites absent. Bases of 1st valvulae in ventral view ( Fig. 11 View FIGURE 11 S) rounded, with spinose microsculpture. Other characters as in O. orbona   .

Distribution. Mexico ( Fig. 11 View FIGURE 11 T).

Types. Holotype female [ EMEC]: MEXICO: SINALOA, 5 mi N of Mazatlan , 16.viii.1970, M.S., J.S., C.E. Washbauer   . Paratype: same data as holotype [1Ƌ, EMEC]   .

Additional material examined. MEXICO: CHIAPAS, 25 mi SW of Cintalapa , 11.vii.1971, Ckark, Murray, Hart, & Schaffner [1♀, TAMU]   ; COLIMA, 24 mi NW of Manzanillo , 21.vii.1966, P. M. & P. K. Wagner [1♀, TAMU]   ; GUERRERO, 10.3 mi S of Iguala , 23.vii.1981, Bogar, Schaffner, & Friedlander [2♀, TAMU]   ; 19 mi S of Iguala , 09.vii.1974, Clark, Murray, Asche, Schaffner [1♀, TAMU]   ; 2 mi SE of Tecpán de Galeana , 14.vii.1966, P. M. & P. K. Wagner [1♀, TAMU]   ; 8 mi SE of Tecpán de Galeana , 14.vii.1966, P. M. & P. K. Wagner [1♀, TAMU]   ; Rd. Cuernavaca-Acapulco , 215, 22.viii.1936, Ball & Stone [1♀, USNM]   ; JALISCO, Puente Barranquitas , 18 mi NW of Magdalena, 10.x.1975, J. Powell, J. Chemsak, T. Eichlin, T. Friedlander [1♀, EMEC]   ; MORELOS, 18 mi S of Cuernavaca , 08.vii.1952, D. H. Janzen [1♀, EMEC]   ; NAYARIT, 18 mi NW of Ixtlan del Rio , 25.vii.1966, P. M. & P. K. Wagner [1♀, TAMU]   ; Ahuacatlan , 18-22.vii.1951, P. D. Hurd [1♀, EMEC]   ; Arroyo Santiago near Jesus Maria , 05.vii.1955, B.Malkin [1♀, EMEC]   ; Hwy. 15 near Acaponeta , 7 mi N of jct. Hwys. 15 & 23, #346 (1), 16.x.1973, S. C. Williams, K. B. Blair, & C. L. Mullinex [1♀, CAS]   ; Jesus Maria , 26.vi.1955, B.Malkin [4Ƌ, 1♀, EMEC]   ; same, 06.vii.1955, B. Malkin [1Ƌ, EMEC]; OAXACA, 1.5 mi E of Tapanatepec , 07.vii.1971, Clark, Murray, Hart, & Schaffner [1♀, TAMU]   ; 26 mi N of La Ventosa , 19.vii.1963, W. A. Foster [1Ƌ, 5♀, EMEC]   ; SINALOA, 14 mi SE of Villa Union , 14.viii.1965, Burke & Meyer [1♀, TAMU]   ; 5 mi N of Mazatlan , 01.viii.1973, J. Chemsak, E. G. & J. M. Linsley [1Ƌ, EMEC]   ; 5 mi NW of Escuinapa , 19.x.1984, A. E. Michelbacher [2♀, EMEC]   ; Copala , 14.xii.1953, W. F. Chamberlain [1Ƌ, TAMU]   ; Rosario , 25.x.1979, W. F. Chamberlain [1♀, TAMU]   ; Santa Lucia, 26.x.1974, W. F. Chamberlain [1♀, TAMU]   ; same, 20.ix.1976, W. F. Chamberlain [1Ƌ, TAMU]; SONORA, 12.2 mi W of Yecora , 27.vii.2006, A. M. Ray [1♀, INHS]   ; Alamos , #343, 11.x.1973, S. C. Williams & K. B. Blair [1♀, CAS]   .

Etymology. From the Latin pelvis (basin), referring to the distinct shape of the female sternum VIII, concave in dorsal view.

Notes. The males of this species could not be differentiated from the males of O. lepida   sp. n.

EMEC

Essig Museum of Entomology

TAMU

Texas A&M University

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

CAS

California Academy of Sciences

INHS

Illinois Natural History Survey