Paurocephala chonchaiensis Boselli

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: 1952

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http://doi.org/ 10.1080/00222930110048909

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5306003

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scientific name

Paurocephala chonchaiensis Boselli
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Paurocephala chonchaiensis Boselli  

(Žgures 12B, D, F, H, J)

Paurocephala chonchaiensis Boselli, 1929: 252   ; Lectotype, (UNEI) examined, by present designation.

Paurocephala conchaiensis Boselli   ; Boselli, 1929: 259; 1930: 186; Hodkinson, 1983: 355. misspelling.

Paurocephala (Thoracocorna) chonchaiensis Boselli   ; Klimaszewski, 1970: 426; 1973: 161.

Paurocephala pumilae Li and Yang, 1987: 46   . Holotype (BAUC), examined, syn. n.

Paurocephala zhejiangensis Yang and Li, 1987: 48   . Holotype (BAUC), examined, syn. n.

Description. Species of the chonchaiensis   type.

Adult: similar to P. bifasciata   diVering in the overall darker body coloration; in the longer setae on forewing veins; surface spinules in cells of forewing denser; ratio of antennal length to head width and forewing length to forewing width. Measurements and ratios as in table 2A–C.

Fifth instar larva: similar to P. bifasciata   diVering in coloration. Antenna yellow, distal half of agellum brown. Dorsal sclerites brown. Caudal plate yellow to light brown. Measurements and ratios as in table 3.

Host plants. Ficus pumila   L. ( Moraceae   ).

Distribution. China ( Yang and Li, 1987) ( Hong Kong) and Japan ( Miyatake, 1965).

Material examined. China: Lectotype, paralectotypes 2, 3, 5 larvae, Fu-Chow, 27 November 1924, Ficus sp.   (F. Silvestri); Holotype (of P. pumilae   ), paratypes 7, 6, Guangdong, Hainan Island, Xinglong, Wenquan, 20–21 December 1974, Ficus pumila   ; Holotype (of P. zhejiangensis   ), Zhejiang, Lin’an Co., Tianmushan, 4 May 1980; 49, 49, 33 larvae, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Island, Hill above Belchers, 200 m, 12–13 November 1996, Ficus pumila (J. H. Martin)   . Japan: 3, Kyushu, Hirao, Fukuoka, 10 June 1958, Ficus pumila (Y. Miyatake)   ; 1, Tsushima Is., Mitaka, Hagasaki, 30 August 1991 (K. Matsumoto) (BAUC, BMNH, MHNG, NHMB, OMNH, TULE). Dry and slide mounted and preserved in alcohol.

Comments. Some of the literature records of P. chonchaiensis Boselli   concern P. bifasciata Kuwayama   (see comments under P. bifasciata   ). To avoid future taxonomic confusion a lectotype is designated here for P. chonchaiensis Boselli.  

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Liviidae

Genus

Paurocephala

Loc

Paurocephala chonchaiensis Boselli

Mifsud, D. & Burckhardt, D. 2002
2002
Loc

Paurocephala pumilae

YANG, C. K. & LI, F. S. 1987: 46
1987
Loc

Paurocephala zhejiangensis

YANG, C. K. & LI, F. S. 1987: 48
1987
Loc

Paurocephala (Thoracocorna) chonchaiensis

KLIMASZEWSKI, S. M. 1970: 426
1970
Loc

Paurocephala chonchaiensis

BOSELLI, F. B. 1929: 252
1929
Loc

Paurocephala conchaiensis

HODKINSON, I. D. 1983: 355
BOSELLI, F. B. 1930: 186
BOSELLI, F. B. 1929: 259
1929