A new species of Portanus (Hemiptera, Cicadellidae, Xestocephalinae) from Brazil

Uma nova espécie de Portanus (Hemiptera, Cicadellidae, Xestocephalinae) do Brasil

Adenomar N. de Carvalho About the author

Portanus Ball, 1932 comprises 45 species that occur in Brazil, including Portanus felixi sp. nov. described and illustrated herein. The genus is close to Paraportanus Carvalho & Cavichioli, 2009 and can be distinguished from it by having a transversal groove on the basal third of the subgenital plates. The new species can be distinguished from the other species of the genus by the characters of male genitalia, especially by the pygofer with the apical process pointed, sclerotized and dorso-ventrally directed; and by the aedeagus with apodeme on the basal third.

Leafhoppers; Neotropical Region; Portanus felixi sp. nov.; Taxonomy


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