The genus Hishimonus Ishihara in Australia (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae: Opsiini) including description of three new species

Murray Fletcher, Dai Wu

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Abstract

The Australian species of Hishimonus Ishihara are reviewed. Three new species are addedto the fauna: H. leichhardti sp. nov, H. malipatili sp. nov. and H. spatulatus sp. nov.Hishimonus diffractus Dai & Fletcher, is recorded from Australia for the first time and H.passiflorae (Evans) is redescribed. H. melaleucae (Kirkaldy) is excluded from the genus.A key for the determination of the Australian species of Hishimonus is provided. Therelationships of the Australian fauna with the Oriental fauna are briefly discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)421-€Â'431
Number of pages11
JournalMemoirs of the Queensland Museum
Volume58
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2013

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