The cicada genus Semia Matsumura, 1917 (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) from Vietnam, with new records and a key to species

Authors

  • Pham Hong Thai VAST
  • Jérôme Constant Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Belgium

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.15625/0866-7160/v36n1.4515

Keywords:

Auchenorrhyncha, Cicada, Semia, morphology, new record, Vietnam

Abstract

The genus Semia Matsumura that is from East Asia. According to Lee & Hill, 2010, this genus belongs to subtribe Psithyristriina within the tribe Cicadini. There are six species
S. watanabei (Matsumura),  S. klapperichi Jacobi, S. lachna Lei & Chou, S. majuscula Distant,
S. spinosa Pham, Hayashi & Yang, and S. gialaiensis Pham & Constant. A revised description of the cicada species Semia watanabei (Matsumura, 1907) is provided. A key to the four Vietnamese Semia species: S. majuscula (Distant), S. watanabei (Matsumura), S. spinosa Pham, Hayashi & Yang, and S. gialaiensis Pham & Constant is provided. Synonymic lists and new locality records for the four species of Semia from Vietnam are provided.

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Published

23-08-2014

How to Cite

Thai, P. H., & Constant, J. (2014). The cicada genus Semia Matsumura, 1917 (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) from Vietnam, with new records and a key to species. Academia Journal of Biology, 36(1), 39–45. https://doi.org/10.15625/0866-7160/v36n1.4515

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