Revision of Australian Clistoabdominalis (Diptera : Pipunculidae)

Skevington, Jeffrey H. (2001) Revision of Australian Clistoabdominalis (Diptera : Pipunculidae). Invertebrate Taxonomy, 15 5: 695-761. doi:10.1071/IT00038


Author Skevington, Jeffrey H.
Title Revision of Australian Clistoabdominalis (Diptera : Pipunculidae)
Journal name Invertebrate Taxonomy   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0818-0164
Publication date 2001
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1071/IT00038
Volume 15
Issue 5
Start page 695
End page 761
Total pages 67
Place of publication Collingwood, VIC, Australia
Publisher CSIRO Publishing
Collection year 2001
Language eng
Subject C1
270501 Animal Systematics, Taxonomy and Phylogeny
780105 Biological sciences
Abstract The 29 Australian species of Clistoabdominalis Skevington are revised and a phylogenetic analysis is presented. The following 23 new species are proposed: Clistoabdominalis ancylus, C. angelikae, C. capillifascis, C. carnatistylus, C. collessi, C. colophus, C. condylostylus, C. danielsi, C. dasymelus, C. digitatus, C. exallus, C. gaban, C. gremialis, C. lambkinae, C. lingulatus, C. mathiesoni, C. nutatus, C. octiparvus, C. scalenus, C. scintillatus, C. tasmanicus, C. tharra, and C. yeatesi. Pipunculus picrodes Perkins is proposed as a junior synonym of C. trochanteratus (Becker). Diagnoses and an illustrated key to species are provided. A summary of host records for all Australian species of Pipunculidae is presented to clarify confusion in the literature. Pipunculidae are documented hilltopping for the first time. This mating strategy is used by many species of Clistoabdominalis and patterns of hilltopping within the genus are examined.
Keyword Zoology
Tomosvaryella Aczel
Diptera
Homoptera
Leafhoppers
Classification
Cercopidae
Phylogeny
Insects
Genus
Q-Index Code C1

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