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Validity of Homalodisca and of H. vitripennis as the Name for Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Cicadellinae)
Abstract A male of Tettigonia vitripennis Germar—deposited in the recently rediscovered Germar Hemiptera collection, in the Ivan Franko National University (Ukraine)—is designated as the lectotype
Phylogeny and biogeography of Neotropical spittlebugs (Hemiptera: Cercopidae: Ischnorhininae): revised tribal classification based on morphological data
A phylogenetic analysis of Ischnorhininae using 108 morphological characters and including 53 of the 59 recognized genera found significant support for the monophyly of many Neotropical genera, but Fennah's tribal classification is revised because tribes Neaenini, Ischn orhinini and Tomaspidini were recovered as polyphyletic.
A review of the Neotropical sharpshooter genus Onega Distant, 1908 (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Cicadellini)
Nine new species of Onega are described and illustrated: O. bracteata Young, 1977 is newly recorded from Azuay province (Ecuador) and Jun n and Pasco departments (Peru), and O. fassli is Newly recorded from Ecuador (Napo Province) and Cundimarca Department (Colombia).
Cladistic analysis of Neocoelidiinae (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) with description of a new tribe
A new tribe, Krocodonini, is established in the subfamily Neocoelidiinae, to include Krocodona Kramer, Krocozzota Kramer, Retrolidia Dietrich, and Krocolidia dietrich, which constituted a distinct clade in Neocoeliinae.
Transmission Efficiency of Xylella fastidiosa by Sharpshooters (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) in Coffee and Citrus
Abstract Xylella fastidiosa (Wells, Raju, Hung, Weisburg, Mandelco-Paul, and Brenner) is a bacterial pathogen transmitted by several sharpshooters in two tribes of Cicadellinae (Proconiini and
The new South American sharpshooter genus Lanceoscarta gen.n. (Insecta: Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Cicadellinae) with description of three new species
The new sharpshooter genus Lanceoscarta is described and placed in the nominate tribe of Cicadellinae. Three new species of Lanceoscarta gen.n. are described and illustrated: the type-species L.
[Survey of sharpshooters (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) associated with Xylella fastidiosa transmission in citrus groves of the North Coast of Bahia State].
The causal agent of citrus variegated clorosis, Xylella fastidiosa, is transmitted by leafhoppers of the subfamily Cicadellinae, whose species vary regionally. The goal of this study was to identify
Descriptions of eight new Acrogonia species from the Amazon region, including peculiar features of the female genitalia (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Cicadellinae: Proconiini).
Eight new species of the agriculturally important sharpshooter genus Acrogonia Stål, 1869 are described and illustrated from Brazil, including detailed descriptions and illustrations of the female genitalia of three new species (A. barbara, A. filiformis and A. tenuis).
Seven new South American species of Regalana DeLong & Freytag (Cicadellidae: Iassinae: Gyponini).
Seven new species of the previously monotypic genus Regalana DeLong & Freytag, 1975, described from Panama, are described and illustrated. The new species are described from lowland and montane
Two new species of the Dasmeusa Melichar (Hemiptera, Auchenorrhyncha, Cicadellidae)
Two new species of Dasmeusa Melichar, 1926 are descri bed and illustrated: D. basseti sp.n. from Guyana and D. isabellina sp.n. from Brazil, Para.