Pulchrijassus talatakelyensis,

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: 74

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/C08BE455-A060-4717-9F7B-B17F350685FC

taxon LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:act:C08BE455-A060-4717-9F7B-B17F350685FC

treatment provided by

Valdenar

scientific name

Pulchrijassus talatakelyensis
status

gen. et sp. nov.

Pulchrijassus talatakelyensis  gen. et sp. nov.

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Etymology

The species name refers to the type locality.

Material examined

Holotype

MADAGASCAR • ♂; “ MADAGASCAR: Province Fianarantsoa, Parc National Ranomafana, Belle Vue at Talatakely , elev 1020 m, 24 July – 4 August 2002, 21°15.99′ S, 47°25.21′ E, coll: M. Irwin, R. Harin’Hala, California Acad of Sciences , malaise, secondary tropical forest, MA-02-09C-36”; CAS.GoogleMaps 

Paratypes

MADAGASCAR– Fianarantsoa • 1 ♂; Parc National Ranomafana, Belle Vue at Talatakely ; 21°15.99′ S, 47°25.21′ E; alt. 1020 m; 31 Mar.–7 Apr. 2002; M. Irwin and R. Harin’Hala leg.; Malaise trap; secondary tropical forest; MA-02-09C-23; CASGoogleMaps  1 ♂; same collection data as for preceding; INHSGoogleMaps  1 ♂; Parc National Ranomafana , radio tower at forest edge; 21°15.05′ S, 47°24.43′ E; alt. 1130 m, 15–21 Dec. 2001; M. Irwin and R. Harin’Hala leg.; Malaise trap; mixed tropical forest; MA-02-09B-07; CASGoogleMaps  1 ♀; same collection data as for preceding but 24 May–4 Jun. 2002; MA-02-09B-30; INHSGoogleMaps  .

Description

Length of male 7.3–7.5 mm, female 8.4 mm. Dorsum with pair of broad longitudinal black stripes extended from crown apex across eyes and pronotum, continuous with black basolateral triangles of mesonotum; median longitudinal black stripe extended from crown apex to scutellar suture; forewing dull stramineous, with black macula at base and slightly beyond midlength of costal area, veins little or no darker than membrane; venter uniformly pale stramineous. Style sinuate, distal half acuminate and gradually curved dorsomesad to sharp tip. Connective anterior margin broadly concave. Aedeagus with shaft very strongly compressed, very broad in lateral view, arcuate, apex rounded. Female abdominal sternite VII with posterior margin weakly trilobed, with median lobe slightly longer than lateral lobes. Second valvulae with broadly convex area basad of toothed section, toothed section straight, teeth blunttipped.

INHS

USA, Illinois, Champaign, Illinois Natural History Survey

CAS

California Academy of Sciences

INHS

Illinois Natural History Survey