Two new empoascine leafhopper genera, Thaioasca and Mjolnirus, from Thailand (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Typhlocybinae), with a checklist of Empoascini in Thailand

Yi Mei Wang, Ye Xu, Dmitry A. Dmitriev, Christopher H. Dietrich, Dao Zheng Qin

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Abstract

Two new microleafhopper genera of Empoascini, Thaioasca Wang, Xu & Qin, gen. nov. and Mjolnirus Wang, Xu & Qin, gen. nov., based on the type species, Thaioasca contaminata Wang, Xu & Qin, sp. nov. and Mjolnirus mediolobus Wang, Xu & Qin, sp. nov. are described from Thailand. Male habitus photos and illustrations of male genitalia of these two new species are given. A checklist of Empoascini from Thailand is also provided.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)246-254
Number of pages9
JournalZootaxa
Volume4915
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 21 2021

Keywords

  • Auchenorrhyncha
  • Distribution
  • Microleafhopper
  • Morphology
  • Taxonomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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