Trioza banksiae (Froggatt)

Taylor, Gary S., Jennings, John T., Purcell, Matthew F. & Austin, Andy D., 2011, A new genus and ten new species of jumping plant lice (Hemiptera: Triozidae) from Allocasuarina (Casuarinaceae) in Australia, Zootaxa 3009, pp. 1-45: 44

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.278552

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:DE18A06F-9AA9-4800-9027-1DC479E72412

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/8D30C212-FFBB-3258-6EA7-C2AFFE36C560

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scientific name

Trioza banksiae (Froggatt)
status

stat. rev.

Trioza banksiae (Froggatt)   , stat. rev.

Trioza banksiae Froggatt, 1901: 281   –282, pl. xv fig. 4, pl. xvi fig. 26.

Aacanthocnema banksiae (Froggatt)   , Tuthill and Taylor 1955: 252 –253.

Types. AUSTRALIA, New South Wales: Holotype: 13 (slide) [fore wing, hind wing, hind leg, parameres, aedeagus], labelled "lerp, Botany, Banksia, Froggatt   , 11.8.1893 ", " TYPE W.W.F. 1901, Trioza banksiae   ", and "body in spirit, K.L.T., June 1982 " [specimen in ethanol not seen]; 1 Ƥ (dried) labelled " Banksia   lerp, Botany, Froggatt, 11.8. 1893, Type W.W.F. 1901, Trioza banksiae   "; nymphs (dried) Botany ( ANIC).

Comments. Aacanthocnema banksiae (Froggatt)   is hereby returned to the genus Trioza   . Froggatt's (1901) description and illustration of the nymph, the colour, wing shape and alignment of the body of the adult at rest closely resemble many other species of Trioza   (see Trioza   sp. from Myoporum insulare, Morgan 1984   , pl. 22 figs 2, 7) in which the wings are hyaline, wing apex is subangular, medial and cubital cells are characteristically shaped and the female proctiger and subgenital plate are more elongate with pointed apices. These characters differ from both Aacanthocnema   and Acanthocasuarina   in which the nymphs are heavily-sclerotised, alignment of body of adults at rest lie parallel to its substrate, wings appear less glassy, wing apices are rounded, medial and cubital cells are distinct, and proctiger and subgenital plate are short, rounded or proctiger has an apical hook. It is noted that wing shape and apparent lack of hind tibial spurs may have been the diagnostic characters which led to the tentative placement of the species in Aacanthocnema   by Tuthill and Taylor (1955). However, close examination of the unique male slide specimen shows that the wing apex is subangular (although partly obscured by folding) and the hind tibia has 1 outer and 2 inner sclerotised spurs (athough barely visible). Based on these characters, this species is hereby returned to Trioza   .

ANIC

Australian National Insect Collection

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Triozidae

Genus

Trioza

Loc

Trioza banksiae (Froggatt)

Taylor, Gary S., Jennings, John T., Purcell, Matthew F. & Austin, Andy D. 2011
2011
Loc

Aacanthocnema banksiae

Tuthill 1955: 252
1955
Loc

Trioza banksiae

Froggatt 1901: 281
1901