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Published: 2016-11-24

Duocrassana longula, new genus and species of leafhopper (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae) from southern Mexico and its relationship to other genera in Athysanini

Departamento de Botánica y Zoología, Centro Universitario de Ciencias Biológicas y Agropecuarias, Universidad de Guadalajara, km 15.5 carretera Guadalajara-Nogales, Las Agujas, Zapopan, C.P. 45110, Apdo. Postal 139, Jalisco, México.
USDA-APHIS-PPQ, 9777, Via de la Amistad, San Diego, CA. 92154.
Illinois Natural History Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1816 S. Oak St., Champaign, IL. 61820, USA.
Departamento de Botánica y Zoología, Centro Universitario de Ciencias Biológicas y Agropecuarias, Universidad de Guadalajara, km 15.5 carretera Guadalajara-Nogales, Las Agujas, Zapopan, C.P. 45110, Apdo. Postal 139, Jalisco, México.
Hemiptera Auchenorrhyncha Membracoidea Cicadomorpha male genitalia distribution New World Oaxaca taxonomy

Abstract

The new leafhopper genus, Duocrassana Pinedo-Escatel, Zahniser & Dietrich, gen. nov., and its type species, Duocrassana longula Pinedo-Escatel, Zahniser & Dietrich sp. nov., are described and illustrated based on material from Oaxaca, Mexico. The relationship with other genera in the tribe Athysanini is discussed, highlighting the importance of male genitalia for its identification.

 

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How to Cite

PINEDO-ESCATEL, J. A., ZAHNISER, J. N., DIETRICH, C. H., & MOYA-RAYGOZA, G. (2016). <em>Duocrassana</em> <em>longula</em>, new genus and species of leafhopper (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae) from southern Mexico and its relationship to other genera in Athysanini. Zootaxa, 4196(4), 579–588. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4196.4.7