Ozoliarus quercistylus Löcker, Locker, 2006

Löcker, Birgit, Fletcher, Murray J., Larivière, Marie-Claude & Gurr, Geoff M., 2006, The Australian Pentastirini (Hemiptera: Fulgoromorpha: Cixiidae), Zootaxa 1290 (1290), pp. 1-138: 55

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5072955

publication LSID

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5072955

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FE87F4-FF96-0E7B-B863-9524FEEE26EB

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Ozoliarus quercistylus Löcker
status

sp. nov.

Ozoliarus quercistylus Löcker   , sp. nov.

( Figs 15A–D, 38F–L)

Type material

Holotype, ♂, AUSTRALIA, WA: 8 km SW Walsh Point , 14.37S 125.48E, at light, 17.v.1983 (I.D. Naumann, J.C. Cardale) ( ANIC) GoogleMaps   , Paratypes, AUSTRALIA, WA: 1 ♂, same data as holotype ( ANIC) GoogleMaps   , 1 ♂, escarpment, 8 km SW of Walsh Point, Admiralty Gulf , 14.37S 125.48E, 10.v.1983 (D.C.F. Rentz, J. Balderson) ( ANIC) GoogleMaps   , 1 ♂, Kimberley Research Stn via Wyndham, 14.vii.1956 (E.C.B. Langfield) ( ANIC)   , 1 ♂, Old Doongan , 15.19S 126.32E, 2.viii.1975 (I.F.B. Common, M.S. Upton) ( ANIC) GoogleMaps   , AUSTRALIA, NT: 1 ♂, Goose Lagoon , 11 km SW by S of Borroloola, 16.05S 136.15E, 31.x.1975 (M.S. Upton) ( ANIC) GoogleMaps   , 1 ♂, 6.4 km S by SW of Victoria River Downs , along Wickham River, 17.vi.1973 (L.P. Kelsey) ( ANIC)   , 1 ♂, 1 ♀, 8 km ENE of Victoria River Downs , 12.vii.1973 (L.P. Kelsey) ( ANIC)   , 3 ♂, 18 ♀, Tindal , at light, 1.–20.xii.1967 (W. Vestjens) ( ANIC)   , AUSTRALIA, Qld : 1 ♂, 14 miles SE Normanton, 40 m, 3.xi.1962 (E.S. Ross, D.Q. Cavagnaro) ( CAS)   , 1 ♂, 17 miles W Monto , 500 m, 21.xi.1962 (E.S. Ross, D.Q. Cavagnaro) ( CAS)   , 3 ♂, 9 ♀, 37 miles NW Bowen , 20 m, 14.xi.1962 (E.S. Ross, D.Q. Cavagnaro) ( CAS)   .

Etymology

Named after the genital styles, which rounded like the leaf margin of certain oak species of the genus Quercus   .

Colour

Body mid to dark brown, carinae and pronotum paler; legs light to mid brown; forewing hyaline colourless with brown marks along crossveins and sometimes on various parts of the wing, veins light brown, tubercles dark brown (contrasting with veins), pterostigma mid to dark brown; abdominal sternites mid to dark brown.

Morphology

Body length: ♂ 5.4–6.1 mm, ♀ 6.4–7.9 mm

Head: Vertex (total length) 1.2–1.6 times longer than wide; basal emargination obtusely. Postclypeus with evanescent or well­developed median carina. Rostrum reaching hind coxae.

Thorax: Hind margin of pronotum obtusely angled. Mesonotum with evanescent or well­developed carinae. Forewing 3.4–3.7 times longer than wide; costa with 12–20 tubercles; 9 apical cells.

Male genitalia: Anal tube as in Figs 38F–H; pygophore and genital styles as in Figs 38I–J. Aedeagus ( Figs 38K–L): Phallotheca with a large hookshaped spine (a) directed ventrad arising ventrally below midlength; a very long, rounded spine (b) arising ventrally below midlength reaching apex of aedeagus; two medium sized spines (c, d) right lateral; and a very short spine (e) dorsal. Flagellum partly sclerotised, with a long, strongly curved spine (A) left lateral at midlength of flagellum; and two large, bifurcated, flattened spines (C, D).

ANIC

Australian National Insect Collection

CAS

California Academy of Sciences

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cixiidae

Genus

Ozoliarus