Cicadatra pazukii, a new cicada species, with an identification key to the species of Cicadatra in Iran (Hemiptera: Cicadidae)
Mozaffarian Fariba, Sanborn Allen F.
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 55(1): 19-27, 2015
Published in print: 1st June 2015
Abstract: This study presents the morphological description of a new species, Cicadatra
pazukii sp. nov., collected from Iran, also providing the diagnosis of the new
species with closely related species. An identification key for the Cicadatra
species of Iran is submitted. Adding the new species to the list of recorded
species of the family Cicadidae in Iran, the number of cicadas in the country
becomes 44, including 18 species of the genus Cicadatra.
Key words: Auchenorrhyncha, Cicadomorpha, Cicadoidea, cicadas, taxonomy, morphology, Iran, Middle East, Palaearctic Region