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Published: 2019-05-10

Taxonomic revision of the microleafhopper genus Limassolla Dlabola from Korea (Hemiptrea: Cicadellidae: Typhlocybinae)

School of Applied Biosciences, Kyungpook National University, Daegu 702-701, Korea Department of Entomology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University, Gazipur-1706, Bangladesh
School of Applied Biosciences, Kyungpook National University, Daegu 702-701, Korea Illinois Natural History Survey, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
School of Applied Biosciences, Kyungpook National University, Daegu 702-701, Korea
School of Applied Biosciences, Kyungpook National University, Daegu 702-701, Korea
Auchenorrhyncha Zyginellini taxonomy morphology identification Hemiptera


Four species belonging to the genus Limassolla Dlabola, 1965 from Korea are revised. Among them, L. koreana sp. nov., an occasional pest of persimmon trees (Diospyros kaki) is new to science. L. macrobipunctata Choe, 1986 (nom. nud.) is validated by providing a description and illustration, and L. multipunctata (Matsumura, 1920) is newly recorded for the Korean fauna. Descriptions, illustrations and a key to the Korean species are provided here.


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