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Kelyflata gen. nov. adds to Selizini flatids in Madagascar (Hemiptera: Fulgoromorpha: Flatidae)

Faculty of Science and Technology, Jan Długosz University, Al. Armii Krajowej 13/15, 42-201 Częstochowa, Poland.
Museum and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Wilcza 64, 00-679 Warszawa, Poland.
Hemiptera planthoppers Fulgoroidea Madagascar taxonomy morphology


A new genus of flatid planthoppers (Hemiptera: Fulgoromorpha: Flatidae), Kelyflata gen. nov., is described for Kelyflata capensis sp. nov. (type species) and Kelyflata ilakakae sp. nov. from the island of Madagascar. Habitus, male external and internal genital structures of the new species are illustrated. Kelyflata is probably endemic to Madagascar where it is known to date, only from a southern part of the island.



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