Tuesday, June 11, 2019

[Entomology • 2019] The Cicada Genus Selymbria Stå1, 1861 (Hemiptera: Cicadidae: Tibicininae: Selymbrini): Redescription including Ten New Species and A Key to the Genus


 Selymbria boliviaensis
Sanborn, 2019


  Abstract
The cicada genus Selymbria Stål, 1861 is redescribed along with ten new species. Selymbria boliviaensis n. sp. is described from Bolivia, S. chevauxensis n. sp. and S. guianensis n. sp. are described from French Guiana, S. cinctifera n. sp. is described from Panama and Costa Rica, S. ecuadorensis n. sp. is described from Ecuador, S. guatemalensis n. sp. is described from Guatemala, S. iguazuensis n. sp. is described from Argentina and Brazil, S. loretoensis n. sp. and S. madredediosensis n. sp. are described from Peru, and S. puntarenasensis n. sp. is described from Costa Rica. The current sixteen species of Selymbria are listed along with their synonymies and the known distribution of each species. A key to the species of Selymbria is provided.

Keywords: Hemiptera, Taxonomy, new species, Neotropics, Central America


FIGURE 1. Selymbria boliviaensis n. sp.: A, holotype male and paratype female habitus; B, holotype male dorsum; C, holotype male timbal cover; D, paratype male operculum; E, paratype female operculum; F, holotype male lateral view of genitalia; G, holotype male posterior view of genitalia; H, paratype female lateral view of genitalia; I, paratype female ventral view of genitalia.
Scale bar: A, 2 cm; B, 5 mm; C–E, 2 mm; F–G, 1 mm; H–I, 2 mm.


Allen F. Sanborn. 2019. The Cicada Genus Selymbria Stå1, 1861 (Hemiptera: Cicadidae: Tibicininae: Selymbrini): Redescription including Ten New Species and A Key to the Genus. Zootaxa. 4614(3); 401–448. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4614.3.1

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