Paurocephala brendelli, Mifsud & Burckhardt, 2002

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: 1950

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.1080/00222930110048909

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5305999

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/0381D35D-FFCF-FFB9-DDE4-FE7DFDCA1100

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Paurocephala brendelli
status

sp. n.

Paurocephala brendelli   sp. n.

(Žgures 9E, 11B, D, E, G, I)

Description. Species of the kleinho   Žae type.

Adult: head orange, sides along coronal suture and area around median ocellus white; vertex covered by short setae. Clypeus orange. Antenna yellow to orange, segments 9 and 10 brown; segment 9 without a long basal seta. Thorax orange and covered by inconspicuous setae dorsally, yellow to orange laterally and ventrally. Metascutellar horn large, pointed apically. Forewing yellow to orange with small rounded transparent areas; veins yellow, apically brown to forewing margin; pterostigma white, brown basally and apically. Forewing with short setae on veins (vein Rs with 28–35 setae); Rs vein marginally curved basally and in distal quarter. Surface spinules present in all cells of forewing; radular spinules lacking. Legs including tarsal segments, yellow to orange. Meracanthus short, straight laterally, rounded apically. Abdomen including genitalia, orange to brown. Male paramere rounded, widest at apical two-thirds, few short setae posteriorly visible from lateral view. Measurements and ratios as in table 2A–C.

Fifth instar larva: unknown.

Host plants. Unknown.

Distribution. Malaysia (Malaysian Peninsula).

Material examined. HOLOTYPE, Malaysia: Malaya, Negeri Sembilan, Pasoh Forest Reserve , 21 September 1994 (M. J. D. Brendell) ( BMNH). Dry mounted.  

PARATYPES. Malaysia: 10, 3, same data as holotype ( BMNH, NHMB). Dry and slide mounted   .

Comments. P. brendelli   sp. n. is similar to P. kleinho   Žae Uichanco from which it diVers in the 10-segmented antennae.

NHMB

Natural History Museum Bucharest

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Liviidae

Genus

Paurocephala