Two new genera of Pacific Paraboloponina leafhoppers (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Drabescini) with description of three new species

Lin Lu, Christopher H. Dietrich, M. D. Webb, Yalin Zhang

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Abstract

Two new genera, Malaysiapona gen. nov. and Chandrapona gen. nov. of Paraboloponina leafhoppers (Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae: Drabescini) with their unusally developed aedeagal base are described from the Pacific (Malaysia). The following new species are also described with the new genera: Malaysiapona brevipenis sp. nov. from Sabah, M. filamenta sp. nov., from Sarawak and Chandrapona vespertilis sp. nov. from Sabah.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)176-182
Number of pages7
JournalZootaxa
Volume4604
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - May 13 2019

Keywords

  • Auchenorrhyncha
  • Paraboloponini
  • Selenocephalinae
  • Taxonomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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