Platyjassella attenuata,

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: 34

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/391112A8-F178-4593-8F85-2B59CD4DFAED

taxon LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:act:391112A8-F178-4593-8F85-2B59CD4DFAED

treatment provided by

Valdenar

scientific name

Platyjassella attenuata
status

gen. et sp. nov.

Platyjassella attenuata  gen. et sp. nov.

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Etymology

The species name refers to the attenuated aedeagal shaft.

Material examined

Holotype

MADAGASCAR • ♂; “ MADAGASCAR: Tulear Province , Mikea Forest, NW of Manombo, el 30 m, 6–16 January 2002, 22°54.22′ S, 43°28.53′ E, coll: M. Irwin, R. Harin’Hala, California Acad of Sciences, malaise trap in deciduous dry forest MA-02-18A-09”; CAS.GoogleMaps 

Description

Length of male 6.0 mm (female unknown). Dorsal coloration yellow, crown bordered with white posteriorly, lateral margin of pronotum white, venter without markings. Crown distinctly shorter than pronotum, anterior margin broadly rounded, lateral extensions overlapping ~¼ of eye margin. Hind tibial rows PD, AD and AV with 17, 12 and 14 macrosetae, respectively. Male pregenital sternite with posterior margin truncate. Pygofer lobe broad, without process or emargination, apex obliquely truncate. Style apophysis with ventral denticuli relatively coarse, ventral margin appearing serrate, apex in lateral view obliquely truncate with acute dorsoapical projection. Connective broadly Y-shaped. Aedeagus with atrium narrowly V-shaped in posterior view; shaft very slender, comprssed and belt-like, curved dorsad and slightly twisted, with apex divided into two short projections flanking apical gonopore.

CAS

California Academy of Sciences