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Published: 2019-01-31

A new name for Maiestas viraktamathi Fletcher and Dai, preoccupied by Maiestas viraktamathi Zahniser, McKamey and Dmitriev

Key Laboratory of Plant Protection Resources and Pest Management (Northwest A&F University), Ministry of Education, Entomological Museum, Northwest A&F University, Yangling, Shaanxi 712100, China Biosecurity Collections Unit, Orange Agricultural Institute, Forest Road, Orange NSW 2800, Australia.
Key Laboratory of Plant Protection Resources and Pest Management (Northwest A&F University), Ministry of Education, Entomological Museum, Northwest A&F University, Yangling, Shaanxi 712100, China
Hemiptera

Abstract

Fletcher and Dai (2018) described two new species of Maiestas Distant from Australia, one of which was named Maiestas viraktamathi. Unfortunately, this name has already been applied to a species by Zahniser et al. (2012).

 

References

  1. Fletcher, M.J. & Dai, W. (2018) Two new species of Maiestas Distant (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae: Deltocephalini) with a new record from Australia. Zootaxa, 4521 (3), 430–440.

    https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4521.3.8

    Zahniser, J.N., Mckamey, S. & Dmitriev, D.A. (2012) Nomenclatural changes and notes in the Deltocephalinae (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae). The Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 88 (3), 356–364.

    https://doi.org/10.3956/2012-34.1