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Published: 2018-11-14
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Two new species of Maiestas Distant (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae: Deltocephalini) with a new record from Australia

Key Laboratory of Plant Protection Resources and Pest Management (Northwest A&F University), Ministry of Education, Entomological Museum, Northwest A&F University, Yangling, Shaanxi 712100, China Biosecurity Collections Unit, Orange Agricultural Institute, Forest Road, Orange NSW 2800, Australia.
Key Laboratory of Plant Protection Resources and Pest Management (Northwest A&F University), Ministry of Education, Entomological Museum, Northwest A&F University, Yangling, Shaanxi 712100, China
Hemiptera Auchenorrhyncha morphology taxonomy new species


Two new species of the genus Maiestas Distant are described and illustrated from Australia, M. barrowensis n. sp. and M. viraktamathi n. sp. In addition, Maiestas webbi Zhang & Duan, previously known only from China, is recorded for the first time from Australia. A checklist of species from the Australian region and a key for their separation are provided.



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