Four new species of the leafhopper genus Riseveinus Li (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Evacanthinae) from China and Thailand

Yang Wang, Christopher H. Dietrich, Yalin Zhang

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Abstract

The Oriental leafhopper genus Riseveinus Li is recorded from Thailand for the first time. Four new species, R. cervcornutus sp. Nov., R. hamatus sp. Nov., R. spinatus sp. Nov. and R. tenuispinus sp. Nov., are described and illustrated. Their diagnostic characteristics are compared with close relatives. A key to all known species of Riseveinus is provided.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)259-266
Number of pages8
JournalZootaxa
Volume4508
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 31 2018

Keywords

  • Auchenorrhyncha
  • Distribution
  • Evacanthini
  • Morphology
  • Taxonomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Animal Science and Zoology

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