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Correspondence
Published: 2018-06-07

Revision of the leafhopper genus Soractellus Evans (Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae) with description of a new species from Pakistan

Key Laboratory of Plant Protection Resources and Pest Management of the Ministry of Education, Entomological Museum, Northwest A&F University, Yangling, Shaanxi Province 712100, China
Key Laboratory of Plant Protection Resources and Pest Management of the Ministry of Education, Entomological Museum, Northwest A&F University, Yangling, Shaanxi Province 712100, China
Hemiptera Cicadomorpha Paralimnini morphology taxonomy distribution

Abstract

The leafhopper genus Soractellus Evans, 1966 is reviewed and a new short-winged species, Soractellus lalianensis sp. nov. from Pakistan, is described and illustrated. A key to distinguish all species in this genus is given.

 

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How to Cite

NAVEED, H., & ZHANG, Y. (2018). Revision of the leafhopper genus <em>Soractellus</em> Evans (Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae) with description of a new species from Pakistan. Zootaxa, 4429(3), 595–599. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4429.3.12