Plerujassus appendiculatus ( Evans, 1959 ),

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: 56

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/03A587FC-FFBC-B516-FE5E-84E1FE6252C4

treatment provided by

Valdenar

scientific name

Plerujassus appendiculatus ( Evans, 1959 )
status

comb. nov.

Plerujassus appendiculatus ( Evans, 1959)  comb. nov.

Figs 3AView Fig, 12View Fig A–C, 19

Platyjassus appendiculatus Evans, 1959: 501  .

Material examined

Holotype

MADAGASCAR • ♂ ( Fig. 19View Fig); “ Type [circle red label], Morondava fôret sud de Befasy I-56 R.P[aulian] Institut scientifique MADAGASCAR, Museum Paris MNHN ( EH) 2354”, “ Platyjassus appendiculatus Evans  [J]. W. Evans det., 1958,ABDOMEN \ DISSECTED BY \ O. EVANGELISTA \ ♂ \ O. Evangelista det. ‘17”; MNHN ( EH) 2354. 

Paratype

MADAGASCAR • ♂; “ Morondava fôret sud de Befasy , I-56 ”; R. Paulian leg.; BMNH  .

Other material

MADAGASCAR – Mahajanga • 4 ♂♂; Ampijoroa National Park , 160 km N of Maevatanana on RN 04; 16°19.16′ S, 46°48.80′ E; alt. 43 m; 20–30 Nov. 2003; M. Irwin and R. Harin’Hala leg.; Malaise trap; deciduous forest; MA-25-24; CASGoogleMaps  1 ♂; same collecction data as for preceding; INHSGoogleMaps  1 ♂; Ampijoroa National Park , 160 km N of Maevatanana on RN 04; 16°19.16′ S, 46°48.80′ E; alt. 43 m; 9–20 Nov. 2003; SMK DNA voucher: MIAS15; INHSGoogleMaps  .

Description

Length of male 9.5–10.5 mm (female unknown). Color stramineous, without darker markings. Style apophysis not broadened preapically, parallel-sided to acutely tapered apex.Aedeagus with lateral ridges of atrium not distinctly more sclerotized than medial part; shaft without digitiform processes mesad of lateral spines at apex.

Remarks

This species corresponds to the OTU labeled “ Platyjassini  gen. n. 1, sp. 3” in the phylogeny of Krishnankutty et al. (2016).

MNHN

France, Paris, Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

BMNH

United Kingdom, London, The Natural History Museum [formerly British Museum (Natural History)]

INHS

USA, Illinois, Champaign, Illinois Natural History Survey

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

CAS

California Academy of Sciences

INHS

Illinois Natural History Survey

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cicadellidae

Genus

Plerujassus

Loc

Plerujassus appendiculatus ( Evans, 1959 )

Dietrich, Christopher H., Magalhães, Raysa Brito de & Takiya, Daniela M. 2020
2020
Loc

Platyjassus appendiculatus

Evans J. W. 1959: 501