- 1 Family Delphacidae Leach, 1815
- 1.1 Subfamily Delphacinae Leach, 1815
- 1.2 Tribe Delphacini Leach, 1815
Family Delphacidae Leach, 1815
Subfamily Delphacinae Leach, 1815
Tribe Delphacini Leach, 1815
Genus Melaniphax Bartlett, 2019: 362.
Type species: Melaniphax suffusculus Bartlett, 2019
This genus is represented by a single species.
Melaniphax suffusculus Bartlett, 2019: 362 – Costa Rica (Heredia)
Body brown with infuscated wings, carinae concolorous with body. Head in lateral view smoothly rounded vertex + frons. Body in lateral view with hunch-backed appearance. Male terminalia without teeth or processes on the ventral margin of opening in caudal view. Gonostyli simple, forceps-like, bearing a tooth on caudal
margin just below midline. Aedeagus short, compressed, very stout bearing asymmetrical lateral serrate projections. Anal tube with short, stout caudally directed projections on caudoventral margin and slender, elongate projections on anterocaudal margins.
EOL. (not present as of Dec 2020)
Hoppers of North Carolina. (n/a)
Kunzweb Gallery. (n/a)
American Insects. (n/a)
BOLD. (not present, link to subfamily)
GBIF. (not present as of Dec 2020)
There is no sequence data for this taxon as of Dec. 2020.
Bartlett, C. R. 2019. A new genus and species of Delphacidae (Hemiptera: Fulgoroidea: Delphacidae) from Costa Rica. Zootaxa 4657(2): 361-368. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4657.2.8