Saiva is a genus of Asian lanternbugs, family Fulgoridae. They are colourful insects, marked boldly in red, blue, white and black, with a prominent slender stalk like structure arising on the head that points upwards or forward.[1] The known distribution is from India, through Indo-China to Borneo.[2]

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Saiva nodata
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Infraorder: Fulgoromorpha
Family: Fulgoridae
Tribe: Laternariini
Genus: Saiva
Distant, 1906
Type species
Saiva gemmata
(Westwood, 1848)


Fulgoromorpha Lists on the Web lists:[2]


  1. ^ Distant, W. L. (1906). The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Rhynchota. Volume 3. London: Taylor and Francis. pp. 192–193.
  2. ^ a b Fulgoromorpha Lists On the Web (FLOW): Saiva Distant, 1906 (retrieved 5 January 2021)

External linksEdit

  •   Data related to Saiva at Wikispecies
  •   Media related to Saiva at Wikimedia Commons