Mayawa, Fletcher, 2000

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: 578

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4606696

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/225C7231-FFEE-BC10-CBF1-F652CFA509C9

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Mayawa
status

 

Key to species of Mayawa  

1. Crown of head with pair of large submedial black spots ( Fig. 3B View FIGURE 3 )............................................... 2

-. Crown of head without large spots, with broken transverse line or multiple pairs of small spots ( Fig. 2B View FIGURE 2 ), or without distinct markings ( Fig. 4B View FIGURE 4 ).................................................................................... 3

2. Spots on crown extended onto face ( Fig. 3B View FIGURE 3 )................................................ bimaculata   sp. nov.

-. Spots on crown not extended onto face, face usually with separate pair of black spots below crown margin................................................................................................... capitata (Kirkaldy)

3. Head without distinct brown markings on crown ( Fig. 4B View FIGURE 4 ).................................................... 4

-. Head with small brown spots or lines near anterior margin of crown ( Fig. 2B View FIGURE 2 )..................................... 6

4. Male style apophysis slender and evenly curved laterad ( Fig. 5G View FIGURE 5 )................................... kathyae   sp.nov.

-. Male style apophysis broad, posteromedial margin abruptly bent laterad ( Fig. 4G View FIGURE 4 )................................. 5

5. Crown between eyes approximately as long as wide; aedeagal shaft curved dorsad in lateral view........... flava Fletcher  

-. Crown between eyes much shorter than wide ( Fig. 4B View FIGURE 4 ); aedeagal shaft arcuate in lateral view ( Fig. 4H View FIGURE 4 ).................................................................................................... brevicephala   sp. nov.

6. Male style apophysis slender and evenly curved, posteromedial margin not distinctly angulate ( Fig. 6F View FIGURE 6 )................ 7

-. Male style apophysis usually broad, posteromedial margin distinctly angulate ( Fig. 4G View FIGURE 4 )............................. 9

7. Aedeagal shaft in posterior view distinctly tapered distad of preapical processes, distal processes less than one fifth as long as gonopore ( Fig. 6H View FIGURE 6 )....................................................................... vestigia   sp. nov.

-. Aedeagal shaft in posterior view parallel-sided distad of preapical processes, distal processes at least one third as long as gonopore ( Fig. 2G View FIGURE 2 )....................................................................................... 8

8. Subgenital plate more than twice as long as maximum width; aedeagus with gonopore extended basad beyond distal process more than length of process ( Fig. 2H View FIGURE 2 ); style apophysis more than 6x longer than basal width ( Fig. 2F View FIGURE 2 )..................................................................................................... affinifacialis   sp. nov.

-. Subgenital plate distinctly less than twice as long as maximum width; aedeagus with gonopore extended only slightly basad of distal process; style apophysis approximately 4x longer than basal width............................. facialis Fletcher  

9. Male style apophysis with lateral projection oriented basolaterad.................................... fusca Fletcher  

-. Male style apophysis with lateral projection oriented distolaterad or laterad ( Fig. 4G View FIGURE 4 ).............................. 10

10. Male subgenital plate with posteromedial notch................................................ neoflava Fletcher  

-. Male subgenital plate truncate apically, without posteromedial notch................................ carolae Fletcher