Yunicella, a new genus in the Empoasca-complex of the Empoascini (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Typhlocybinae) from China and Thailand

Hui Feng Suo, Christopher H. Dietrich, Dao Zheng Qin

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Abstract

A new leafhopper genus, Yunicella gen. nov., based on the type species, Yunicella rotunda, sp. nov., is described from Yunnan (southwest China) and Thailand, and placed in the Empoasca-complex of the tribe Empoascini. Habitus photos and illustrations of male genitalia of this new species are given. Differences between this new genus and related genera are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)396-400
Number of pages5
JournalZootaxa
Volume4173
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 6 2016
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Auchenorrhyncha
  • Cicadelloidea
  • Leafhopper
  • Taxonomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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