Pukuakanga salignea, a new genus and species of Dictyopharidae (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha: Fulgoromorpha) from Southeastern Brazil
Keywords:Insecta, Fulgoroidea, taxonomy, Neotropics, South America
AbstractPukuakanga gen. nov., a new genus of Dictyopharidae, is established based on adult specimens of a new species, Pukuakanga salignea sp.nov., from different municipalities of Minas Gerais State, Brazil. The genus can be determined by a characters combination like: head length 4.8× width of the base; apex of head projection showing the union of marginal carinae of the front and vertex laterally to projection; carina tegulae absence; anteromedian margin of pronotum straight, three rows of cells on membrane of fore wing; aedeagus with the conjunctiva bifurcated forming two pairs of tubes, and the thorn of the penis showing a lateral branch.
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Baptista, M. da S., Serrão, J. E., & Da-Silva, E. R. (2010). Pukuakanga salignea, a new genus and species of Dictyopharidae (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha: Fulgoromorpha) from Southeastern Brazil. Biota Neotropica, 10(4). Retrieved from //www.biotaneotropica.org.br/BN/article/view/723