A new species of the leafhopper genus Apogonalia from Mexico (Insecta: Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Cicadellini)

@article{Felix2006ANS,
  title={A new species of the leafhopper genus Apogonalia from Mexico (Insecta: Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Cicadellini)},
  author={M. Felix and G. Mejdalani},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2006},
  volume={1237},
  pages={19-25}
}
  • M. Felix, G. Mejdalani
  • Published 2006
  • Biology
  • Zootaxa
  • Apogonalia nielsoni, a new cicadelline leafhopper species from Mexico (Nayarit State), is described and illustrated. The color pattern of the new species is similar to that of A. germana (Fowler), whereas the male genital characteristics are similar to those of A. monticola (Fowler). The aedeagal shaft of A. nielsoni has a pair of short, triangular lateral processes that are absent in A. monticola. The paraphyses in both species are formed by a curved, Y-shaped basal plate and by a pair of… CONTINUE READING
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