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Published: 2020-03-30
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An unusual new leafhopper species of Daochia Wei, Zhang & Webb, 2006
(Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae: Stegelytrini) described from China

Institute of Entomology, Guizhou University; The Provincial Special Key Laboratory for Development and Utilization of Insect Resources, Guizhou University; Guiyang, 550025 P. R. China
Department of Entomology, The Natural History Museum, London, U.K.
Institute of Entomology, Guizhou University; The Provincial Special Key Laboratory for Development and Utilization of Insect Resources, Guizhou University; Guiyang, 550025 P. R. China
Hemiptera Homoptera new taxa taxonomy distribution Honguchia superba


A new leafhopper species Daochia fenestrata sp. nov. (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae: Stegelytrini) from China is described with habitus photos and illustrations of male and female genitalia provided. In addition to its large and spectacular appearance the new species is unusual in having a transparent ‘window-like’ patch on the forewing. Another large, spectacularly marked species, Honguchia superba Wei & Webb, 2010, from Sumatra (Indonesia) is transferred to Daochia as D. superba comb. nov.. A checklist and key to Chinese genera of Stegelytrini are provided.



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