Paurocephala

Mifsud, D. & Burckhardt, D., 2002, Taxonomy and phylogeny of the Old World jumping plant-louse genus Paurocephala (Insecta, Hemiptera, Psylloidea), Journal of Natural History 36 (16), pp. 1887-1986 : 1932-1938

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.1080/00222930110048909

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/0381D35D-FFA1-FFCD-DDD0-FA27FBB71705

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Paurocephala
status

sp. n.

Key to Paurocephala

(Excluding P. minuta Crawford and P. phalaki Mathur , for which material was unavailable or insuYcient).

Adults

1 Metatibia with simple setae laterally, diVerent from apical spurs ( gure 4D, G)... 2

– Metatibia with one or two rows of stout setae laterally, similar to apical spurs ( gure 4C, E, F, H)................... 12 2 First four visible abdominal tergites with a group of stout setae laterally ( gure 5I)....................... lucida sp. n.

– Abdominal tergites with one row of simple setae laterally ( gure 11E)..... 3

3 Antennal segment 9 without setae or with one short seta apically. Male paramere without peg-like setae on inner surface ( gure 11C, D)......... 4

– Antennal segment 9 with two long apical setae as long as or longer than segment. Male paramere with peg-like setae on inner surface ( gures 7D, E, 8C, D).... 6

4 Abdominal tergites each with a horn-like structure dorsally ( gure 11E). Forewing pointed apically ( gure 9E)............. brendelli sp. n.

– Abdominal tergites without a horn-like structure dorsally. Forewing rounded apically. 5

5 Forewing dark brown in basal half of pterostigma and base of vein A ( gure 9D). Antennal rhinaria with bi d setae. Male paramere rounded apically.. lienhardi sp. n.

– Forewing brown at base and apex of pterostigma, end of veins to forewing margin, towards middle of veins R1 M1 Cu1, R, M1 Cu1 and A. Antennal rhinaria without bi d setae. Male paramere pointed apically......... insolita sp. n.

6 PT<0.5 RL..................... 7

– PT>0.5 RL..................... 8

7 Body coloration dark brown. Surface spinules present in cell c1 sc. AL/HW>1.28........................ hollisi sp. n.

– Body coloration yellow. Surface spinules absent in cell c1 sc. AL/HW<1.24......................... sinuata sp. n. 8 WL/WW <2.34, d/e<3.0. Male proctiger with small rounded posterior plate ( gure 8A, B).................... 9

– WL/WW>2.38, d/e>3.3. Male proctiger with elongate posterior plate..... 10

9 a/b<1.2. Male paramere with one or two peg-like setae in basal third of inner surface. Female proctiger with straight circumanal ring........ boxi sp. n.

– a/b>1.4. Male paramere with four peg-like setae in basal third of inner surface. Female proctiger with cruciform circumanal ring........ medleri sp. n.

10 Antennal segments ve and seven as long as wide. AL/HW<0.9, ML/HW<1.0....................... gossypii Russell

– Antennal segments ve and seven longer than wide. AL/HW>1.0, ML/HW>1.0.. 11

11 Head, pronotum, mesothoracic praescutum and scutum dark brown. Female proctiger with inner and outer rows of circumanal ring having equal number of pores ( gure 5A)................... abutili sp. n.

– Head, pronotum, mesothoracic praescutum and scutum yellow to orange. Female proctiger with inner row of circumanal ring with a reduced number of pores than outer one ( gure 5C)............. urenae Russell

12 Abdominal tergites each with a horn-like structure dorsally........ 13 – Abdominal tergites without horn like-structures dorsally......... 15

13 Metascutellar horn pointed and elongate laterally. Terminal seta longer than agellum..................... elegans sp. n.

– Metascutellar horn curved and hump shaped laterally. Terminal seta shorter than agellum...................... 14

14 Antenna 9-segmented............. kleinho ae Uichanco – Antenna 10-segmented.............. russellae Mathur

15 Head short, vertex length to width ratio>2.8. Antenna 10-segmented. AL/HW>1.1. Female genitalia with lateral valvulae membraneous ( gure 3A, C)...... 16

– Head long, vertex length to width ratio <2.6. Antenna 8-segmented. AL/HW<0.9. Female genitalia with lateral valvulae sclerotized and serrated ventrally ( gure 3B, D)......................... 41

16 Forewing with two brown patterns: from costal break to anal break and towards apex (from apical third of Rs vein towards apical half of Cu1a vein) ( gure 12A, B). 17

– Character combination diVerent............... 18

17 AL/HW<1.4. Cells in apical half of forewing densely covered by surface spinules ( gure 12B). Setae on Rs vein longer than distance between two adjacent ones....................... chonchaiensis Boselli

– AL/HW>1.5. Cells in apical half of forewing sparsely covered by surface spinules ( gure 12A). Setae on Rs vein as long as or shorter than distance between two adjacent ones............... bifasciata Kuwayama

18 First visible abdominal tergite without a branching nger-like structure laterally. Male proctiger without lateral plates ( gure 14A–F).......... 19

– First visible abdominal tergite with a branching nger-like structure extended on a stalk directed anteriorly, laterally. Male proctiger with lateral plates ( gure 18A–F). 24

19 Forewing with conspicuous setae on veins; setae on Rs vein as long as or longer than distance between two adjacent ones.............. 20

– Forewing with inconspicuous setae on veins; setae on Rs vein shorter than distance between two adjacent ones................. 21

20 Forewing light brown; forewing cells densely covered by surface spinules. Male paramere with two layers of stout setae in basal half ( gure 15B)....................... artocarpae Braza and Calilung

– Forewing transparent; forewing cells sparsely covered by surface spinules. Male paramere with one layer of stout setae in basal half ( gure 15E).... javanica sp. n.

21 ML/HW>1.3. Female genitalia long: FP/SL<2, SL>0.35 mm....... 22 – ML/HW<1.3. Female genitalia short: FP/SL>2, SL<0.25 mm....... 23

22 CL>0.16 mm. Female proctiger with oval circumanal ring. Male paramere straight posteriorly.................. calcarata sp. n.

– CL <0.13 mm. Female proctiger with cruciform circumanal ring. Male paramere S-shaped posteriorly...................... similis sp. n.

23 Forewing angular apically, with a brown coloration towards apex ( gure 13F). PT>0.5 RL. Male paramere broadest basally, tapering straight towards apex, with stout setae on inner surface ( gure 15F)......... wilderi Crawford

– Forewing rounded apically, without a brown coloration at apex. PT<0.5 RL. Male paramere broadest in the middle, apical part directed anteriorly, without stout setae on inner surface ( gure 15C)............. curvata sp. n.

24 Rs vein distinctly curved in the middle ( gure 17A, B). RL/RC<1.21..... 25 – Rs vein indistinctly curved in the middle ( gure 17C–F). RL/RC>1.23..... 26

25 Larger species: WL>2.5 mm, AL/HW>2.2. Male paramere with stout setae on inner surface con ned to basal two-thirds ( gure 19B)...... longiantennata sp. n.

– Smaller species: WL<2.4 mm, AL/HW<2.1. Male paramere with stout setae on inner surface con ned to basal half ( gure 19A)..... maculipennis Uichanco

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Liviidae