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Occurrence of Scaptocoris castanea Perty (Hemiptera: Cydnidae) damaging Azadirachta indica (Meliaceae) seedlings in Brazil.
This is the first report of S. castanea attacking neem plants, and symptoms observed varied from leaf yellowing and stem drying, reduction in root size and number to plant death.
A New Species of Dikrella Oman, 1949 (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Typhlocybinae) Found on Caryocar brasiliense Cambess. (Caryocaraceae) in Minas Gerais State, Brazil
A new species of Dikrella is described and figured based on specimens from Minas Gerais, Southeastern Brazil, diagnosed by the process of pygofer and the general form of aedeagus.
Identification of potential leafhoppers vectors of phytoplasmas (16SrIII group) associated with broccoli stunt disease in Brazil
Recently, disease in broccoli plants (Brassica oleracea var. italica) was associated with three distinct phytoplasmas in Brazil. The disease named broccoli stunt (BS) has caused significant economic
Two new species of Scaris le peletier & serville (Homoptera, Cicadellidae, Gyponinae) from Brazil
Scaris bahiensis, sp.n. is described based on an adult male from Bahia. It is not closely related to any species of its genus. Scaris nessimiani, sp.n., related to S. defecta DeLong & Freytag, 1969,
A new species of Pachyopsis Uhler (Homoptera: Cicadellidae: Iassinae) from Southeastern Brazil
A new leafhopper, Pachyopsis vicosensis n.sp., is described from state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. The new species is more closely related to P. foratus Kramer.
A new species of Scaris from southeastern Brazil, with notes on S. nessimiani and S. bahiensis (Homoptera: Cicadellidae).
A new leafhopper species is described and illustrated based on an adult male from Angra dos Reis, State of Rio de Janeiro, southeastern Brazil, which seems to be more closely related to S. bahiensis because of its single ventral process on the aedeagal base.
Six new species of Agalliopsis from Southeastern Brazil (Insecta: Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Agalliinae)
Six new species of Agalliopsis Kirkaldy, 1907 are described from the Atlantic Forest of Southeastern Brazil (Minas Gerais State) withVariation in the color pattern and male genitalic characters of A. mutabilis is recorded.
On the female of Gypona reversa DeLong & Martinson, 1972, with emphasis on genital structures (Insecta: Hemiptera: Cicadellidae)
This is the first species of Gypona Germar, 1821 to have the female genitalia detailed description published and its ovipositor described and illustrated based on the examination of specimens from its type locality.
Marvel and DC Characters Inspired by Arachnids
Marvel has significantly more arachnid characters than DC, and Villains (60.91% of total) are significantly more numerous, considering the sum of the two publishers.
A new species of Balera Young and redescription of Habralebra gillettei Young (Hemiptera, Cicadellidae, Typhlocybinae) from Viçosa, Minas Gerais State, Brazil.
Both genera, Balera Young and Habralebra Young, are recorded from Minas Gerais State for the first time and differ somewhat from previously described specimens, but are considered intra-specific variations.