Nomenclatural changes and notes in the tribe Erythroneurini (Homoptera: Cicadellidae: Typhlocybinae)

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New replacement names are proposed for 5 genera, 1 subgenus, and 1 species of the tribe Erythroneurini. One homonymous genus name is replaced by its junior synonym. The following changes are proposed: genera Neolokia nom. nov. for Lokia Thapa (not Ris), Makia nom. nov. for Makilingana Mahmood (not Miller), Hepneriana Dworakowska for Mandera Ahmed (not Fauvel), Theroniana nom. nov. for Sandia Theron (not Clench & Ehrlich), Damaniana nom. nov. for Damania Thapa (not Smith), Thapaia nom. nov. for Masaakia Thapa (not Takeuchi), subgenus Ratburella (Buraria) nom. nov. for Ratburella (Burara) Dworakowska (not Swinhoe), species Erythroneura (Eratoneura) hepneri nom. nov. for E. (E.) spatulata Ross (not Beamer).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)35-39
Number of pages5
Issue number1120
StatePublished - Feb 2 2006


  • Erythroneurini
  • Homonyms
  • Leafhopper
  • Systematics
  • Typhlocybinae

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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