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Length male 6.6–6.9 mm, female 7.0 mm. Crown pale orange-yellow, orange-red maculae broad, overlapping ocelli, anterior margin forming acute angle; pronotum and opaque areas of forewing bright green (mottled with yellow in specimens removed from ethanol), pronotum with semicircular macula distinct. Male pygofer processes extended mesad and curved dorsad but not or only slightly crossing midline; anal tube process short, triangular. Aedeagus asymmetrical, shaft tubular, in lateral view V-shaped basally, arched and sinuate distally, terminating in two slender, bladelike processes continuing in line with shaft but asymmetrically curved, one process with angulate projection near base. Female seventh sternite with posterior margin slightly produced, rounded medially. Fifth instar nymph pale olive green dorsally with broad white median longitidinal stripe extended entire length of body; venter white.
Holotype male: PERU, Pasco, Yanachaga-Chemillén N.P., Refugio El Cedro, 2420 m, 10°33'07"S, 75°21'27"W, 10 October 2002 (D. M. Takiya) PE07 [USML]. Paratypes: 1 male, same data except 12 October 2002 (R. Rakitov) [INHS].
The species name refers to the bifid apex of the aedeagus.
This species may be distinguished by its relatively long crown and the bifid apex of the aedeagus.
- Dietrich, C; 2011: Tungurahualini, a new tribe of Neotropical leafhoppers, with notes on the subfamily Mileewinae (Hemiptera, Cicadellidae) ZooKeys, 124: 19-39. doi