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Published: 2021-09-14
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Mejdalania, a new genus and three new species of Neocoelidiinae from Brazil (Insecta: Hemiptera: Cicadellidae)

Laboratório de Entomologia, Departamento de Zoologia, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Caixa Postal 68044, Rio de Janeiro, 21941-971, RJ, Brasil.
Hemiptera Amazon Rainforest Auchenorrhyncha leafhoppers Neocoelidiini taxonomy


A new Brazilian leafhopper genus of the subfamily Neocoelidiinae is proposed. Mejdalania gen. nov. is described based on three new species: Mejdalania bia sp. nov. from the state of Acre, M. longa sp. nov. from the state of Amazonas and M. unciformis sp. nov. from the state of Mato Grosso. A distribution map of Mejdalania species and an identification key for the species of the genus are provided.



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