Kikihia

Kikihia is a genus of cicada in the family Cicadidae.[1] Most species contained in the genus are endemic to New Zealand,[2] with a single Australian species (K. convicta) found on Norfolk Island.[3] The genus was established in 1972 by John S. Dugdale with eleven species formerly classed within the genus Cicadetta.[4]

Kikihia
Kikihia ochrina (Walker, 1858) AMNZ55161.jpg
Kikihia ochrina specimen held at Auckland Museum
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Kikihia

Dugdale, 1972
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Kikihia cutora, cumberi, laneorum, subalpina illustrated by Des Helmore

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Kikihia illustrated by Des Helmore.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Larivière, M.-C.; Fletcher, M. J.; Larochelle, A. (2010). "Auchenorrhyncha (Insecta: Hemiptera): catalogue" (PDF). Fauna of New Zealand. 63: 1–232. Retrieved 24 February 2017.
  2. ^ Fleming, C. A. (1984). "The Cicada Genus Kikihia Dugdale (Hemiptera, Homoptera)". National Museum of New Zealand Records. Wellington, New Zealand. 2 (18): 191–206.
  3. ^ Moulds, Maxwell Sidney (1990). Australian Cicadas. Kensington, New South Wales: New South Wales University Press. ISBN 978-0-86840-139-3.
  4. ^ Arensburger, Peter; Simon, Chris; Holsinger, Kent (2004). "Evolution and phylogeny of the New Zealand cicada genus Kikihia Dugdale (Homoptera: Auchenorrhyncha: Cicadidae) with special reference to the origin of the Kermadec and Norfolk Islands' species" (PDF). Journal of Biogeography. 31 (11): 1769–1783. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2004.01098.x.

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