Ommatissus binotatus

Fieber, 1875

Information

Description

BL brachypterous ♂: 3.1-3.7 mm; ♀: 3.6-4.7 mm; macropterous ♂: 3.9-4.1 mm; ♀: 4.8. Head, thorax and leges pale yellow, abdomen brown. Upper frons with two black spots, separated by a keel. Pronotum with a dark, circular spot on each side. Lorae with a dark spot. A more detailed description can be found in Asche & Wilson (1989).

Genitalia:

  • See for a detailed description of the male and female genitalia Asche & Wilson (1989).
Ecology

Monophagous on Chamaerops humilis.

Distribution

 

References
  • Asche, M. & M. R. Wilson (1989). The palm-feeding planthopper genus Ommatissus (Homoptera: Fulgoroidea: Tropiduchidae). Systematic Entomology 14: 127-147.
  • Fieber, F. X. (1875). Les Cicadines d'Europe d'après les originaux et les publications les plus récentes. Première partie. Revue et Magasin de Zoologie pure et appliquée. Paris. (Ser. 3) 3: 288-416.

Images

♂ Imago