Cicadinae, Latreille, 1802

Moulds, M. S., 2008, Talcopsaltriini, a New Tribe for a New Genus and Species of Australian Cicada (Hemiptera: Cicadoidea: Cicadidae), Records of the Australian Museum 60 (3), pp. 207-214 : 209

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.3853/j.0067-1975.60.2008.1496

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/5874EF6A-A543-4416-FE65-F891FAC4FA63

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Carolina

scientific name

Cicadinae
status

 

Key to Australian tribes of the subfamily Cicadinae

The new tribe Talcopsaltriini , keys out after couplet 3 of the key to Australian tribes of Moulds (2005:

429), as follows:

1 Head with vertex very wide so that the supra-antennal plate clearly reaches less than half way to eye ................................................................................................... 2

—— Head with vertex of average width or narrow so that the supraantennal plate reaches at least half way to eye .............................................................................. 7

2 Epimeral lobe not reaching operculum .......................................................................... Burbungini

—— Epimeral lobe reaching operculum ................................................................................................ 3

3 Fore leg femoral primary spine lying flat, prostrate ...................................................................... 4

—— Fore leg femoral primary spine erect ............................................................................................. 5

4 Lateral margin of pronotal collar dilated horizontally; male timbal cover reaching, or almost reaching, metathorax ......................................................... Platypleurini

—— Lateral margin of pronotal collar not dilated horizontally; male timbal cover only reaching about half way to metathorax ........................... Talcopsaltriini n.tribe

5 Male ............................................................................................................................................... 6

—— Female ............................................................................................... Cryptotympanini or Thophini

6 Timbal covers flat ................................................................................................. Cryptotympanini

—— Timbal covers inflated, sac-like ........................................................................................ Thophini

7 Pronotal collar with a single mid-lateral tooth; male opercula (of Australian species) very long, covering some 2/3 length of abdomen ............................................................................. Dundubiini (subtribe Cosmopsaltriina )

—— Pronotal collar with lateral margin smooth; male opercula very long, covering some 2/3 length of abdomen .................................................................................... 8

8 Head considerably less than width of pronotum; fore wing veins C and R+Sc widely separated ...................................................................................... Cyclochilini

—— Head about as wide as pronotum; fore wing veins C and R+Sc abutted for their length ................................................................................................................... 9

9 Lateral ocelli widely separated, the distance between them about equal to the distance between each lateral ocellus and eye ...................................... Jassopsaltriini

—— Lateral ocelli closely spaced, the distance between them considerably less than the distance between each lateral ocellus and eye .............................................................................................................................. Tamasini

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cicadidae