New species of the leafhopper genera Kusala Dworakowska and Diomma Motschulsky (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Typhlocybinae: Erythroneurini) with description of a new subgenus

C. A.O. Yanghui, Dmitry A. Dmitriev, Yalin Zhang

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Abstract

Generic characteristics of the leafhopper genus Kusala Dworakowska are revised, and a new subgenus Scodela is established. A species checklist of the Kusala is provided and three new species are added: Kusala (Kusala) viraktamathi, K. (Scodela) directa and K. (S.) sinuata spp. nov.. The related genus Diomma Motschulsky is also redescribed and a new species is described: Diomma (Diomma) sangzhiensis sp. nov..

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)263-272
Number of pages10
JournalZootaxa
Volume4514
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 7 2018

Keywords

  • Auchenorrhyncha
  • China
  • Homoptera
  • Morphology
  • New subgenus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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