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South American leafhoppers of the tribe Hecalini (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae)

Author:
Dietrich, Christopher H.
Source:
Entomologica americana 2017 v.122 no.3 pp. 398-404
ISSN:
1947-5144
Subject:
Cicadellidae, South Americans, fauna, grasslands, scientific illustration, taxon descriptions, South America
Abstract:
The classification and taxonomic composition of the grassland leafhopper tribe Hecalini in South America are reviewed and the following new endemic taxa are described and illustrated: Otamendiella linnavuorii, gen. & sp. nov.; Spangbergiella monzonensis, sp. nov.; S. oxapampaensis, sp. nov. A key to genera and species, checklist and synonymy of South American Hecalini are also provided. The known hecaline fauna of South America now comprises seven described species belonging to three genera.
Agid:
5976607