Achrus albicosta ( Kusnezov, 1929 )

Gnezdilov, Vladimir M., Özgen, Inanç, Emeljanov, Alexandr F. & Neimorovets, Vladimir V., 2021, First record of the leafhopper tribe Adelungiini Baker (Hemiptera, Auchenorrhyncha, Cicadellidae: Megophthalminae) from Turkey, with notes on Achrus albicosta (Kusnezov, 1929), Zootaxa 4950 (3), pp. 580-588: 581-583

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Achrus albicosta ( Kusnezov, 1929 )
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Achrus albicosta ( Kusnezov, 1929)  

( Figs 1–18 View FIGURES 1–6 View FIGURES 7–12 View FIGURES 13–20 , 21–35 View FIGURES 21–27 View FIGURES 28–35 )

Symphypyga albicosta Kusnezov, 1929: 343   .

Achrus albicosta: Nast, 1972: 210   .

Achrus albicosta: Mitjaev, 1971: 96   , fig. 27: 2–6.

Achrus albicosta: Linnavuori, 1982: 114   , fig. 12.

Symphypyga albiguttata Kusnezov, 1929: 343   , syn. by Emeljanov, 1975: 390.

Supplementary description. Coloration ( Figs 1–18 View FIGURES 1–6 View FIGURES 7–12 View FIGURES 13–20 ). Head, pro- and mesonotum from pale yellow to yellow light brown or dark brown (in dark specimens). Legs from yellow to brown. Thorax below from light yellow to black (in dark specimens). Forewings from light green yellowish, with white costal stripe to light green yellowish, with white costal stripe and white dots on corium and clavus and to dark brown, with white costal stripe and white dots. Abdominal sternites from light yellow to black, with yellow margins (in dark specimens). Genital segments in males and sternite VII and ovipositor in females from light yellow to yellow light brown.

Male genitalia ( Figs 21–35 View FIGURES 21–27 View FIGURES 28–35 ). First sternal apodemes nearly oval ( Fig. 30 View FIGURES 28–35 ). Second sternal apodemes long, reaching hind margin of second sternite, wide, widely rounded apically ( Figs 27 View FIGURES 21–27 , 30, 31 View FIGURES 28–35 ). Anal tube rather long, with narrowing apically appendages ( Figs 21 View FIGURES 21–27 , 32 View FIGURES 28–35 ). Anal column (paraproct) long. Each pygofer lobe sharply excavated, narrowing apically (in lateral view) ( Figs 21 View FIGURES 21–27 , 32, 35 View FIGURES 28–35 ). Genital valve widely triangular ( Fig. 24 View FIGURES 21–27 ). Subgenital plates long, narrowing apically, without teeth, covered by small setae ventrally. Connective long and narrow ( Figs 28, 29 View FIGURES 28–35 ). Aedeagus with narrow basal part and slightly curved shaft (in lateral view) ( Figs 23 View FIGURES 21–27 , 34 View FIGURES 28–35 ). Aedeagal shaft narrowing apically (in ventral view), with dentate lateral margins and apical gonopore ( Figs 22 View FIGURES 21–27 , 33 View FIGURES 28–35 ). Apex of adeagal shaft curved—hook-shaped (in lateral view). Style with two lobes narrowing apically—one straight apically, with subapical tooth and another one curved (hook-shaped) apically ( Figs 25, 26 View FIGURES 21–27 ).

Female genitalia ( Fig. 4 View FIGURES 1–6 ). Sternite VII with sharply notched medially hind margin. Ovipositor short—valves slightly protruding beyond apices of pygofer.

Type material examined. Kazakhstan: female, “ Perovsky u. [Kyzylorda Region]/ Yany Darja / 5 V 1910 ”//“ Symphypyga   / albicosta   1927/ typus. V. Kusnez.” [hand-written in ink, in Russian]   . Turkmenistan: female, “ Turkestan / Repetek / 13 VI 1918 ”//“ Symphypyga   / albiguttata   1927/ typus. V. Kusnez.” [hand-written in ink, in Russian]   .

Other material examined. China, Inner Mongolia   Autonomous Region: 1 male, 1 female, Shartszan-sume— Etszin-gol, Alashan’ , 14–15. V.1909, P. K. Kozlov leg.   ; 1 female, Etszin-gol—Khara-Khoto, Central Gobi , 15. V. –10. VI.1909, P. K. Kozlov leg.   Mongolia: 2 males, 1 female, Ömnögovi aimag, 30 km NNE Bulgan, Bain-Dzag , 26–28.VII.1967, I. M. Kerzhner leg.   ; 1 male, 11 females, Ömnögovi aimag, Bordzon-Gobi , 30 km SSE Nomgon, 5-8.VII.1967   , A. F. Emeljanov, I. M. Kerzhner & M. A. Kozlov legs; 2 females, Khovd aimag, 30 km North of Ikh-Khavtgiyn-Nuru Range , 10.VIII.1968, A. F. Emeljanov leg.   ; 1 female, Govi-Altai aimag, Shargyn-Gobi, 10 km NE and East of Bayan , 23.VIII.1967, A. F. Emeljanov leg.   Kazakhstan: 1 male, Aksu, Kopal’sky county [Almaty Region], Semirechye , 6–10. V.1909, Shnitnikov leg.   ; 1 male, Kara-Tuz Lake, Balkhash , 15–16. V.1909, Shnitnikov leg.   ; 1 male, Kendyrlyk, Betpak-Dala , 23. V.1936   , exp. Sagu; 16 males, 43 females, Ak-Kol, Bakanas, Ili River , 16. V. –23. VI.1953, Parfent’ev leg.   ; 14 males, 10 females, Central Betpak-Dala , 10 km S of Birtesken well, 12. VI.1961   , on Haloxylon persicum Bunge, A. F. Emeljanov   leg.; 2 males, 1 female, Central Betpak-Dala, Chekmen’ -Kazgan saline, 14. VI.1961, A. F. Emeljanov leg.   ; 1 male, 2 females, Betpak-Dala , 13.VII.1960, R. Asanova leg.   ; 4 females, Betpak-Dala, environs Jambyl , on saxaul, 28.VII.1960, R. Asanova leg.   ; 7 males, 4 females, Karaganda Province, SW coast of Kutansor Lake , 9. VI.1961, A. F. Emeljanov leg.   ; 6 males, 4 females, Jambyl Province, Kara Saj railway siding, North of Chu station, 16.VII.1960   , on white saxaul [ Haloxylon persicum Bunge   ], I. M. Kerzhner & A. F. Emeljanov legs. Turkmenistan: 1 male, 3 female, Repetek , 14.III.1958, G. S. Medvedev leg.   ; 1 male, Repetek , 31. V.1962, V. A. Tryapitsyn leg.   Tadzhikistan: 1 female, Kashka-kum sands, Molotovab. District [Vakhsh Valley], 26.IV.1952, Shchetkin leg.   Uzbekistan: 2 females, kl. Kongir, Kyzylkum, Dzhizak county [Samarqand Region], 14. V.1914, Pel’ts leg.   ; 8 males, 6 females, 105 km N Shafrikan , on black saxaul [ Haloxylon ammodendron (C.A. Mey) Bunge   ], 20.IV.1964, M. M. Loginova leg.   ; 1 male, Ajakguzhumdy , 6.VII.1969, A. F. Emeljanov leg.   Iran: 2 males, 12 females, Kerman Province, 25 km East of Rafsanjan , 1679 m, N 30º18.098´ E 56º19.167´, 23. VI.2019, V. M. Gnezdilov leg. GoogleMaps   ; 1 male, 4 females, Yazd Province, 10 km SE Mehriz , 1449 m, N 31º31.481´ E 54º35.184´, 23. VI.2019, V. M. Gnezdilov leg. GoogleMaps   Turkey: 1 male, Elaziğ Province, Harput District, Gäkçebağlar , N 38º45.239′ E 39º14.654′, 1097–1200 m, 12.IX.2020, V. M. Gnezdilov leg. GoogleMaps  

Note. The shrubs of the genus Haloxylon   are known as host plants for this species ( Emeljanov 1975, 1977; Mitjaev 2002). In Uzbekistan the species was recorded also on Kochia   sp. and Krascheninnikovia   sp. ( Amaranthaceae   ) ( Dubovsky & Sulaymanov 1983). In Iran VMG collected the species on Haloxylon   sp. ( Amaranthaceae   ).

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Royal British Columbia Museum - Herbarium

VI

Mykotektet, National Veterinary Institute

R

Departamento de Geologia, Universidad de Chile

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cicadellidae

Genus

Achrus

Loc

Achrus albicosta ( Kusnezov, 1929 )

Gnezdilov, Vladimir M., Özgen, Inanç, Emeljanov, Alexandr F. & Neimorovets, Vladimir V. 2021
2021
Loc

Achrus albicosta: Linnavuori, 1982: 114

Linnavuori, R. 1982: 114
1982
Loc

Achrus albicosta:

Nast, J. 1972: 210
1972
Loc

Achrus albicosta:

Mitjaev, I. D. 1971: 96
1971
Loc

Symphypyga albicosta

Kusnezov, V. 1929: 343
1929
Loc

Symphypyga albiguttata

Emeljanov, A. F. 1975: 390
Kusnezov, V. 1929: 343
1929