Tishechkin D.Yu. 2016. Unusual variability of penis shape in a leafhopper Acia olivacea (Anufriev, 1969) (Homoptera: Auchenorrhyncha: Cicadellidae: Typhlocybinae) // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.25. No.3: 231–235 [in English].

Department of Entomology, Faculty of Biology, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Vorobyevy Gory, Moscow 119234, Russia. E-mail: macropsis@yandex.ru

KEY WORDS: leafhoppers, Auchenorrhyncha, Cicadellidae, Typhlocybinae, variability, morphology, genitalia.

ABSTRACT. In Acia olivacea (Anufriev, 1969) more rare form with side appendages on penis and abundant form without appendages are described. Both forms were found in the same population, intermediate variants of penis shape are very rare. No signs of parasitoid invasion in any of these forms were found.

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