Review of the oriental genus Protolepta Melichar, with description of the second species from Sulawesi, Indonesia (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha: Dictyopharidae: O

The Oriental genus Protolepta Melichar is revised to include two species: P. turbata (the type species) and P. linnavuorii sp. nov., both from Sulawesi, Indonesia.

ZHI-SHUN SONG1,2, JU ̈ RGEN DECKERT4 AND AI-PING LIANG1,3

Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Evolution, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, 100101, China; songzs@ioz.ac.cn and liangap@ioz.ca.cn (corresponding author)


Southeast Asia Biodiversity Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Science, Menglun, Mengla, Yunnan, 666303, China


University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, 100049, China


Museum fu ̈ r Naturkunde, Leibniz Institute for Research on Evolution and Biodiversity at the Humboldt University Berlin, Invalidenstraße 43, Berlin, 10115, Germany 

 

PubYear : 2016

Volume :  1223

Publication Name : Entomologica Americana

Page number : 467-475

AbstractThe Oriental genus Protolepta Melichar is revised to include two species: P. turbata (the type species) and P. linnavuorii sp. nov., both from Sulawesi, Indonesia. Redescription is provided for P. turbata together with habitus photographs and detailed illustrations of the male genitalia for the first time. A key to the species of the genus and a distribution map are given.

Key words: Dictyopharidae, new species, Oriental region, taxonomy.