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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

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.

 


Keywords


Hemiptera, Auchenorrhyncha, Cicadelloidea, leafhopper, taxonomy

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4173.4.5

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