Phaiojassus bispinosus,

Dietrich, Christopher H., Magalhães, Raysa Brito de & Takiya, Daniela M., 2020, Revision of the endemic Malagasy leafhopper tribe Platyjassini (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Iassinae), European Journal of Taxonomy 695, pp. 1-89: 23-24

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2020.695

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:DC24EAB0-DCF5-44A8-B1A0-82BF25D280C2

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/DA54C203-7E27-4245-9D46-17CC86CBBEE2

taxon LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:act:DA54C203-7E27-4245-9D46-17CC86CBBEE2

treatment provided by

Valdenar

scientific name

Phaiojassus bispinosus
status

gen. et sp. nov.

Phaiojassus bispinosus  gen. et sp. nov.

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Etymology

The species name refers to the pair of spines on the aedeagus.

Material examined

Holotype

MADAGASCAR • ♂; “ MADAGASCAR Province Fianarantsoa, Parc National Ranomafana, Vohiparara , at broken bridge, el 1110 m, 12–19 March 2002, 21°13.57′ S, 47°22.19′ E, coll: M. Irwin, R. Harin’Hala, California Acad of Sciences , malaise trap in high altitude rainforest, MA-02-09A-20”; CAS.GoogleMaps 

Paratype

MADAGASCAR – Antananarivo • 1 ♂; 3 km 41° NE of Andranomay, 11.5 km 147° SSE of Anjozorobe; 18°28′ 24″ S, 47°57′ 36″ E; alt. 1300 m; 5–13 Dec. 2000; Fisher, Griswold et al. leg.; montane rainforest; beating low vegetation; BLF2398; INHSGoogleMaps  .

Description

Length of male 7.2–7.7 mm (female unknown). Dorsum uniformly dark brown except for stramineous costal area of forewing, venter pale stramineous. Hind tibial rows PD, AD and AV with 18, 12 and 11–13 macrosetae, respectively. Style with apex of apophysis sharply angulate. Connective with anterior margin evenly convex. Aedeagus with shaft evenly curved dorsad, dorsal surface flattened in distal half, apex membranous, gonopore apical on posterior surface; with small, unpaired digitiform process arising on left side of shaft near apex and extended distad but not reaching shaft apex; larger unpaired acute process arising on right side near shaft midlength and extended distad but not surpassing process on left side.

CAS

California Academy of Sciences

INHS

Illinois Natural History Survey