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Correspondence
Published: 2016-11-23

Study of the Oriental genus Alishania Vilbaste (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae) from China with description of one new species

Key Laboratory of Plant Protection Resources and Pest Management, Ministry of Education, Northwest A&F University, Yangling, Shaanxi 712100, China
Key Laboratory of Plant Protection Resources and Pest Management, Ministry of Education, Northwest A&F University, Yangling, Shaanxi 712100, China
Hemiptera Taxonomy Homoptera Auchenorrhyncha Opsiini Xizang

Abstract

The Oriental leafhopper genus Alishania Vilbaste, is reviewed and includes A. formosana, A. fodingensis, A. attenuata and a new species, A. quadrilamina sp. nov., found during a survey of leafhoppers in Xizang and described here. A key to males of Alishania species, together with descriptions, a checklist and figures are provided. Based on the structure of the aedeagus, Alishania is here transferred from subtribe Opsiina to subtribe Circuliferina of tribe Opsiini.

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How to Cite

LU, L., & ZHANG, Y. (2016). Study of the Oriental genus <em>Alishania</em> Vilbaste (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae) from China with description of one new species. Zootaxa, 4196(3), 430–434. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4196.3.8