Insects 2022 Jan 17;13(1). Epub 2022 Jan 17.
Institut de Systématique, Evolution, Biodiversité, ISYEB-UMR 7205 MNHN-CNRS-Sorbonne Université-EPHE-Univ. Antilles, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, CP 50, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France.
A new Burmese amber genus with its type species is described in the planthopper family Cixiidae. This new genus is unique in Burmese Cixiidae by its forewing venation, with Pcu and A1 merging in the middle of clavus, the late bifurcation of ScP+R slightly after this level, and the early CuA forking well before this level. Although the head capsule is missing, it belongs to the recently described tribe Acrotiarini, based on the pentacarinated mesonotum and the distinctly arched RA on forewing with cell C1 wider submedially than apically. Read More