Revision of the South American grassland leafhopper genus Cortona Oman (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae: Deltocephalini) with description of four new species from Argentina

Yani Duan, Christopher H Dietrich, Yalin Zhang

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Abstract

The South American leafhopper genus Cortona is moved from Macrostelini to Deltocephalini and is reviewed. Its type species and four new species, C. catanachae sp. n., C. concordica sp. n., C. otamendiensis sp. n., and C. silvai sp. n., are illustrated and described from Argentina. A checklist and a key to species are provided.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)359-371
Number of pages13
JournalZootaxa
Volume4242
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 10 2017

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Keywords

  • Auchenorrhyncha
  • Morphology
  • New species
  • Taxonomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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