Saturday, March 4, 2023

[Entomology • 2023] Hea qiuae • A New Species of Hea Distant, 1906 (Hemiptera: Cicadidae: Cicadettinae) from China, with Annotated Catalogue for the Genus

 Color variations of Hea qiuae Wang, 2023 

A new species of cicada, Hea qiuae Wang, sp. n. (Hemiptera: Cicadidae: Cicadettinae), is described and illustrated from Chongqing and Yunnan, Southwest China. An annotated catalogue and an updated key to the four species of Hea are presented.

Keywords: Hemiptera, cicada, Taphurini, taxonomy, morphology, bibliography, key, Oriental Region

 Color variations of Hea qiuae sp. n., dorsal views:
A paratype (WCBA00102), ♂; B paratype (WCBA00101), ♂; C holotype (WCBA00100), ♂;
D paratype (WCBA00106), ♂; E paratype (WCBA00109), ♂; F paratype (WCBA00104), ♂;
G paratype (WCBA00103), ♀; H paratype (WCBA00112), ♀; I paratype (WCBA00111), ♀.

Hea qiuae Wang, sp. n.

Cheng-Bin Wang. 2023. A New Species of Hea Distant, 1906 from China, with annotated catalogue for the genus (Hemiptera: Cicadidae: Cicadettinae).  Zootaxa. 5231(5); 575-583. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.5231.5.6