Calodia ostenta (Distant)

Meshram, Naresh M., 2019, Leafhopper tribe Coelidiini (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Coelidiinae) of the Indian subcontinent, Zootaxa 4653 (1), pp. 1-91: 12

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scientific name

Calodia ostenta (Distant)
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Calodia ostenta (Distant)  

Figs. 1 View FIGURES 1 H–I, 4 H–I, 7 H–I, 10 B, 11 E–H, 20 A–H.

Jassus ostentus Distant 1918: 14   .

Jassus paupercula Spångberg 1878: 85   , not Thomsen 1869. Synonymised by Nielson 1982: 146.

Tettigonia frontalis Kirby1891: 169   , not Donovan 1768, not Germar 1821. Synonymized by Nielson 1982: 147.

Calodia ostenta (Distant)   : Nielson 1982: 146−149, Figs. 466−470.

Female. Seventh sternite posterior margin convex medially ( Fig. 10 B View FIGURES 10 ).

Female genitalia. Valvula I, in lateral view with dorsal sculptured area and ventral sculptured area restricted to apical 1/5 ( Figs. 11 View FIGURES 11 E–F). Valvula II in lateral view, sinuate with dentation restricted to apical 1/3, each tooth widely separated, regualraly triangular ( Figs. 11 View FIGURES 11 G–H).

Measurements. Male 6.9−7.5 mm long, 1.8 mm wide across eyes and 2.0 mm wide across posterolateral angles of pronotum. Female 8.1−8.7 mm long, 2.1 mm wide across eyes and 2.5 mm wide across posterolateral angles of pronoutm.

Material Examined. Male and female specimens were collected from January to November in the following locations in India: Andhra Pradesh (Varni), Karnataka (Bangalore, Bidar, Biligirirangana Hills, Chettalli, Ganeshagudi, Hunsur, Kemmannagundi, Melkote, Mudigere, Nandi Hills, Punjanur forest, Sirsi, Subramanya RF, Ulavi, Vijayapura,Vittal, Yellapura,), Tamil Nadu (Attakatti, Burliyar, Kodaikanal, Pannaikadu, Yercaud), Kerala (Kollam, Marayur, Nelliampathy, Peechi Walayar, Thekkady).

Remarks. The coloration and structure of the aedeagus of Indian specimens agree well with the description of the species by Nielson (1982). However, some Indian specimens differ in having 2 short, spine-like processes subapically on the aedeagal shaft, the left having a secondary subapical tooth ( Figs. 20 A, C View FIGURES 20 ). Also the aedeagal shaft has an angular projection basally in one of the specimens ( Fig. 20 D View FIGURES 20 ).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cicadellidae

Genus

Calodia

Loc

Calodia ostenta (Distant)

Meshram, Naresh M. 2019
2019
Loc

Jassus ostentus

Distant, W. L. 1918: 14
1918
Loc

Tettigonia frontalis

Nielson, M. W. 1982: 147
Kirby, W. F. 1891: 169
1891
Loc

Jassus paupercula Spångberg 1878: 85

Nielson, M. W. 1982: 146
Spangberg, J. 1878: 85
1878