Selizitapia gen. nov. (Hemiptera: Fulgoromorpha: Flatidae) from tapia woodlands of Madagascar

  • A new monotypic genus of flatid planthoppers (Hemiptera: Fulgoromorpha: Flatidae), Selizitapia gen. nov., is described for Selizitapia pennyi gen. et sp. nov. (type species) from the island of Madagascar. Habitus, male and female external and internal genital structures of the new species are illustrated and compared with similar taxa. Selizitapia pennyi gen. et sp. nov. is endemic to Madagascar where it is known to date only from one locality in the Central Plateau and is associated with tapia woodland formation.

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Author:Dariusz Świerczewski, Adam Stroiński
Parent Title (English):European journal of taxonomy
Series (Serial Number):European journal of taxonomy : EJT (750:124-139)
Publisher:Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle
Place of publication:Paris
Document Type:Article
Date of Publication (online):2021/05/20
Date of first Publication:2021/05/20
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2021/05/26
Tag:Fulgoroidea; afrotropic; new species; systematics; taxonomy
Page Number:16
First Page:124
Last Page:139
Dewey Decimal Classification:5 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik / 59 Tiere (Zoologie) / 590 Tiere (Zoologie)
Sammlungen:Sammlung Biologie / Sondersammelgebiets-Volltexte
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung 4.0