Dictyopharidae of Nepal (Hemiptera: Fulgoromorpha), with description of a new genus

Song Zhi-Shun, Jiang Gong-Cheng, Liang Ai-Ping
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 60(2): 545-552, 2020
Published online: 12th October 2020
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Abstract: Four species in four genera of Dictyopharidae (Hemiptera: Fulgoromorpha) are recorded from Nepal, including Dictyohimalaya nepalensis Song & Liang, gen. & sp. nov. which is described and illustrated herein, Orthopagus lunulifer Uhler, 1897, Raivuna sp., and Tenguna medogensis Song & Liang, 2007. An identification key to the species of Dictyopharidae currently known from Nepal is provided. The dictyopharid fauna of the country remains poorly studied and further efforts are required to discover its real diversity.
Key words: Hemiptera, Auchenorrhyncha, Fulgoroidea, Dictyopharini, Orthopagini, new species, new records, taxonomy, Nepal, Oriental Region
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