Neozygina forcipata, Dietrich & Dmitriev, 2007

Dietrich, C. H. & Dmitriev, D. A., 2007, Revision of the New World leafhopper genus Neozygina Dietrich & Dmitriev (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Typhlocybinae: Erythroneurini), Zootaxa 1475, pp. 27-42: 40

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5077742

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:94D58D6A-8BB6-428F-BB98-91FA42CF1614

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5077742

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03CC87D9-FF89-FFB9-DBA4-FA0D2DDC96F8

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Felipe

scientific name

Neozygina forcipata
status

n. sp.

Neozygina forcipata   n. sp.

( Figs. 1W, 4L–M)

Diagnosis. Length of male 2.5 mm, female 2.6 mm. Closely resembling N. expanda   , but differing as follows: pygofer with dorsal appendage extended half way to apex of lobe; aedeagal shaft with distal processes formed by bifid apex much smaller and narrower; dorsal margin with pair of small teeth near base.

Material examined. Holotype male, ARGENTINA: La Rioja, Dept. Rosario Peñaloza, east base Sierra Argañaraz , 2,000ft., 31.2210°S, 66.7276°W, 11 October 1997 (M.E. Irwin, F. D. Parker, S. Roig, Malaise trap in wet spot in wash, MEI 97-26) [ INHS] GoogleMaps   . Paratype: 1 female, same data [ INHS] GoogleMaps   .

Note. This species closely resembles N. expanda   but has the distal projections of the aedeagus much more slender. The specific name refers to the forcipate aedeagal apex.

INHS

Illinois Natural History Survey