Kapsa quadrispina

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Song Y, Li Z (2012) Four new species of the leafhopper genus Kapsa Dworakowska from China (Hemiptera, Cicadellidae, Typhlocybinae), with a key to Chinese species. ZooKeys 212 : 25–33, doi. Versioned wiki page: 2012-07-30, version 26007, https://species-id.net/w/index.php?title=Kapsa_quadrispina&oldid=26007 , contributors (alphabetical order): Pensoft Publishers.

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Taxonavigation

Ordo: Hemiptera
Familia: Cicadellidae
Genus: Kapsa

Name

Kapsa quadrispina Song & Li, 2012 sp. n.Wikispecies linkZooBank linkPensoft Profile

Description

Dorsum beige. Vertex with large median apical spot, brownish yellow; pronotum with median area and posterior margin, brownish yellow; scutellum with basal triangles and T-shaped streak medially, milky yellow (Fig. 11). Forewing with brochosome field orange yellow.
Abdominal apodemes slim, not exceeding 3rd sternite (Fig. 12).
Male pygofer lobe with dorsal appendage slightly curved downward in lateral view (Fig. 13). Anal tube with processes very short, indistinct. Subgenital plate with three long macrosetae in oblique row and row of short stout setae along upper margin (Fig. 14). Style elongate, with apex slightly expanded; preapical lobe prominent (Fig. 15). Connective Y-shaped with central lobe broad and arms short (Fig. 17). Aedeagus with pair of basal atrial processes, well separated from shaft, the latter with pair of short apical processes; gonopore moderately long; preatrium broad and dorsal apodeme short (Figs 15, 16).

Measurement

Body length male 2.8 mm.

Type material

Holotype, male, China: Guizhou Province, Mayanghe National Nature Reserve, at light, 30 Sep. 2007, coll. Yue-hua Song. Paratypes: two females, same date as holotype.

Remarks

The new species is similar to Kapsa distalis Sohi & Mann (1992), but the aedeagus has a pair of atrial processes and apical processes (Figs 15, 16) and the dorsal pygofer appendage is not apically bifurcate (Fig. 13).

Etymology

The specific name is derived from the Latin prefix “quadri-” and the Latin word “spina”, referring to the aedeagus with four processes (Figs. 15, 16).

Original Description

  • Song, Y; Li, Z; 2012: Four new species of the leafhopper genus Kapsa Dworakowska from China (Hemiptera, Cicadellidae, Typhlocybinae), with a key to Chinese species ZooKeys, 212: 25-33. doi

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