Three New Species of Inflatopina Lu, Dietrich et Qin (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Empoascini), with a Revised Key to Species and a Proposed Nomen Novum for a Junior Homonym

Ye Xu, Si-Han Lu, Christopher H. Dietrich, Dao-Zheng Qin

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Three new species of the leafhopper genus Inflatopina, I. longistria, I. aprocessa and I. paravictorspp. nov., are described from China and Thailand. A checklist with distribution of the genus and a revised key to all known species based on male genitalia are provided. Male habitus photos and illustrations of male genitalia of the new species are also given. A replacement name, Barbulanus Xu, Qin et Dietrich, nom. nov., is proposed for the junior homonym Barbaropus Xu, Qin et Dietrich, 2019 (nec BarbaropusGorham, 1887), creating a new combination for the type species, Barbulanus flatusXu, Qin et Dietrich, 2019, comb. nov.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)687-696
Number of pages10
JournalAnnales Zoologici
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2019


  • Auchenorrhyncha
  • Typhlocybinae
  • leafhopper
  • systematics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics

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