Two new species of Mendozellus Linnavuori (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae: Deltocephalini) with redescription of Mendozellus asunctia Cheng

Yani Duan, Christopher H. Dietrich, Yalin Zhang

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Abstract

Mendozellus paralaredanus sp. n. from Uruguay and M. rakitovi sp. n. from Peru are described. M. asunctia Cheng is redescribed, the ovipositor is illustrated for the first time, and newly recorded from Argentina. M. serratus DeLong is transferred to Haldorus Oman based on the male genitalia structure, creating the new combination H. serratus (DeLong), comb. n. A checklist and key to species of Mendozellus are provided.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)231-240
Number of pages10
JournalZootaxa
Volume4232
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 16 2017

Keywords

  • Auchenorrhyncha
  • Distribution
  • Morphology
  • South America
  • Taxonomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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