Paralimnini, Distant, 1908

Dietrich, Christopher H., 2021, New species of Mayawa Fletcher and description of a related new Australian leafhopper genus (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae: Paralimnini), Zootaxa 4933 (4), pp. 575-585: 576

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4933.4.8

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lsid:zoobank.org:pub:F7C9A53A-B3EA-4889-A302-6C9A3512A0A4

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4606694

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/225C7231-FFEC-BC12-CBF1-F2EFCFA40CB0

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scientific name

Paralimnini
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Key to Australian genera of Paralimnini  

1. Forewing macropterous, extended well beyond apex of abdomen in both sexes, cells not outlined with brown pigment ( Figs 1 View FIGURE 1 A–B, 2A–B)........................................................................................ 2

–. Forewing submacropterous, at most extended only slightly beyond apex of abdomen, cells outlined with brown pigment highlighting relatively pale veins............................................................................ 3

2. Aedeagus with shaft very short, arising from dorsal part of atrium ( Figs 1 View FIGURE 1 G–H), overall coloration bright yellowish orange without distinct markings, body length less than 3.5 mm ................................... Austroauridius   gen. nov.

–. Aedeagus with shaft elongate, arising from ventral part of atrium ( Figs 2 View FIGURE 2 G–H), overall coloration stramineous to olive green, often with dark markings on head, body length 3.5 mm or longer............................. Mayawa Fletcher, 2000  

3. Aedeagus with pair of elongate processes arising from ventral part of atrium (Fletcher 2004: Figs 30–31)............................................................................................... Micrelloides Evans, 1973  

–. Aedeagus without basal processes........................................................................ 4

4. Style apophysis beyond preapical lobe usually short and thick with rounded apex ( Naveed & Zhang 2018: Fig. 2B View FIGURE 2 )........................................................................................ Soractellus Evans, 1966  

–. Style apophysis beyond preapical lobe elongate and pointed.................................. Soracte Kirkaldy, 1907