A new Clastoptera from sagebrush (Rhynchota: Homoptera: Cercopidae)

K. G. A. Hamilton

Abstract


<i>Clastoptera atrapicata</i> n. sp. (Homoptera: Cercopidae) is described from sage brush (<i>Artemisia tridentata</i> Nutt) in central British Columbia and Oregon. This species is closely allied to <i>C. brunnea</i> Ball, and, like it. exhibits considerable variation in colour pattern of the face. The ovipositor and colour varieties are illustrated and compared with those of its related species.

Keywords


<i>Clastoptera</i>; Rhynchota; Homoptera; Cercopidae; sage brush; <i>Artemisia tridentata</i>

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References


Doering, K.C. 1928. The genus Clastoptera in America North of Mexico. Kans. Univ. Sci. Bull. 18(1):5-153.


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