Revista Colombiana de Entomología
Print version ISSN 0120-0488
SANTOS, RODRIGO S. and MARTINELLI, NILZA M.. Morphological characterisation of fve brazilian species of Fidicinoides (Hemiptera: Cicadidae). Rev. Colomb. Entomol. [online]. 2011, vol.37, n.2, pp. 341-345. ISSN 0120-0488.
The objective of this study was to describe and illustrate the morphological characteristics of some species of Brazilian Fidicinoides to aid in their identification. Descriptions and illustrations are given of the head, thorax, abdomen, right forewing and the last urosternite of the male of the Fidicinoides besti, Fidicinoides brunnea, Fidicinoides duckensis, Fidicinoides pseudethelae and Fidicinoides sucinalae species. The main diagnostic characteristics of these species are markings on pronotum and/or mesonotum and male sternite VIII characteristics.
Keywords : Cicadoidea; Cicadas; Fidicinini; Morphology; Taxonomy.