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

Affiliation

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]

Abstract

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.

Keywords

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

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