Balclutha saltuella (Kirschbaum)

Lu, Lin, Zhang, Yalin & Webb, M. D., 2013, Review of the Grass Feeding Leafhopper Genus Balclutha Kirkaldy (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae) in China, Zootaxa 3691 (5), pp. 501-537 : 526

publication ID

https://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3691.5.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:BDB43734-4378-44E0-8634-ECD231DE26AA

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6161439

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/BC7C8796-924D-FFE9-859F-4CC5FDB416BF

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Plazi

scientific name

Balclutha saltuella (Kirschbaum)
status

 

Balclutha saltuella (Kirschbaum)

( Fig. 20 View FIGURE 20 ; Plate 2, E)

Jassus (Thamnotettix) saltuella Kirschbaum, 1868: 86

Balclutha fuscomaculatus Dai, Li & Chen, 2004: 753 , Figs. 14–20 View FIGURE 14 View FIGURE 15 View FIGURE 16 View FIGURE 17 View FIGURE 18 View FIGURE 19 View FIGURE 20 . syn. nov. See Knight (1987) for full synonymy.

Material examined. 115 males, 93 females, Coll. Zhang Yalin, throughout China (NWAFU).

Distribution. China (Zhejiang, Fujian, Jiangxi, Hubei, Hunan, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Sichuan, Guizhou, Shaanxi, Yunnan), Northern America, S. & C. America, Europe, Mediterranean, Africa, India, Russia, Korea, Japan, Philippines, Indonesia, Australia, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia.

Remarks. Balclutha fuscomaculatus (Dai, Li & Chen, 2004) is here treated as a junior synonym of B. saltuella , according to the same shape of the styli, connective and aedeagus, although the head is slightly narrower than the pronotum in the figures.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cicadellidae

Genus

Balclutha