Propetes, Prando & Gonçalves & Takiya, 2017

Prando, Jádila Santos, Gonçalves, Clayton Corrêa & Takiya, Daniela Maeda, 2017, On the wasp-mimicking sharpshooter genus Propetes Walker, 1851 (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Cicadellinae): description of a new species, proposal of a new synonymy, and distributional notes, Zootaxa 4281 (1), pp. 165-175: 167

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4281.1.15

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Propetes
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Key to species of Propetes  

(females of P. sakakibara   sp. nov. unknown)

1 Female............................................................................................. 2

- Male............................................................................................... 3

2(1) Crown and pronotum with distinct yellow stripes ( Takiya et al. 1999; fig. 7). Posterior margin of abdominal sternite VII with slightly rounded median lobe ( Takiya et al. 1999; fig. 1). Body length from 13.2 to 14.0 mm............. Propetes schmidti  

- Crown and pronotum without distinct yellow stripes ( Fig. 7 View FIGURES 1 – 8 ). Posterior margin of abdominal sternite VII with distinct subquadrate median lobe, slightly longer than lateral lobe ( Fig. 19 View FIGURES 19 – 26 ). Body length 15.0 to 18.0 mm.............. Propetes triquetra  

3(1) Crown with distinct median longitudinal yellow stripe extending from apex to about midlength ( Takiya et al. 1999; fig. 9). Aedeagus with shaft longer than atrial process; atrial process bifid ( Young 1968; fig. 191f ‒ 191g)........ Propetes schmidti  

- Crown completely dark-brown or with anterior half yellow. Aedeagus with shaft shorter than atrial process; atrial process trifid ( Figs 14‒15, 17‒18 View FIGURES 9 – 18 ).................................................................................. 4

4(3) Connective anterior margin with distinct median rounded lobe ( Fig. 16 View FIGURES 9 – 18 ). Aedeagus atrial process, in lateral view, with ventral ramus short (approximately one-tenth of whole process length) and distance from apices of dorsal rami longer than length of one ramus ( Fig. 18 View FIGURES 9 – 18 )...................................................................... Propetes triquetra  

- Connective anterior margin straight, without median lobe ( Fig. 11 View FIGURES 9 – 18 ). Aedeagus atrial process, in lateral view, with ventral ramus long (approximately one-third of whole process length) and apices of dorsal rami distant from each other for at most the length of one ramus ( Figs 12‒13 View FIGURES 9 – 18 )....................................................... Propetes sakakibara   sp. nov.