Cicadettini, Buckton, 1890

Sanborn, Allen F. & Villet, Martin H., 2020, Afromelampsalta, a new genus, a new species, and five new combinations of African cicadettine cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae: Cicadettinae), Zootaxa 4731 (4), pp. 531-542: 540

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4731.4.6

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:9B6FEC4F-DA33-485D-A04D-6226A8F314A0

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3665165

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03E787F8-FFB1-FFE4-1CF8-FD6A66BDFAE0

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Cicadettini
status

 

Key to the Cicadettini   of Southern Africa

1 Hind wings with six apical cells......................................................................... 2

- Hind wings with fewer than six apical cells................................................................ 7

2 Fore wings with visible vein along nodal line.................................... Pinheya violacea ( Linnaeus, 1758)  

- Fore wings without visible vein along nodal line............................................................ 3

3 Infuscation on fore wing veins............................................. A. leucoptera ( Germar, 1830)   n. comb.

- Fore wing veins lacking infuscation....................................................................... 4

4 Fore wing apical cells 1 and 2 about the same length............................. A. limitata ( Walker, 1852)   n. comb.

- Fore wing apical cell 1 longer than apical cell 2............................................................. 5

5 Abdominal sternites with broad longitudinal piceous fascia on midline............. A. aethiopica ( Distant, 1905)   n. comb.

- Abdominal sternites without longitudinal piceous fascia on midline............................................. 6

6 Pronotum with two tawny spots anteriorly and dark red spot dorsolaterally, cruciform elevation without longitudinal piceous mark, legs ferruginous...................................................... A. cadisia ( Walker, 1850)   n. comb.

- Pronotum without tawny spots anteriorly or dark red spot dorsolaterally, cruciform elevation with longitudinal piceous mark, legs ochraceous or tawny....................................................... A. luteofasciata   n. gen., n. sp.,

7 Hind wings with four or five apical cells, sometimes in the same individual, abdominal tergites piceous dorsally with lateral areas reddish-orange.................................................................... A. mimica   n. comb.

- Hind wings with five apical cells, abdominal tergites piceous dorsally and laterally................................. 8

8 Fore wings with seven apical cells............................................... Buyisa umtatae Distant, 1907b  

- Fore wings with eight apical cells........................................ Stellenboschia rotundata ( Distant, 1892)  

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cicadidae