Two new species of the bamboo-feeding subgenus Myittana (Benglebra) from China (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae).


Institute of Entomology, Guizhou University, Guiyang, Guizhou, 550025 P. R. China The Provincial Special Key Laboratory for Development and Utilization of Insect Resources, Guizhou University, Guiyang, Guizhou, 550025, P.R. China. [Email]


Two new leafhopper species of the bamboo-feeding subgenus Myittana (Benglebra), M. (Benglebra) biflaka sp. nov. and M. (Benglebra) curvata sp. nov. are described and illustrated from the southwest of China (Yunnan Province). A new combination, M. (Benglebra) ventrospina (Chen Yang, 2007), comb. nov. is proposed. Female genitalia of four Chinese species are described and illustrated for the first time. A key to all known species is also provided.


Hemiptera, Homoptera, morphology, taxonomy, new species, female genitalia,

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