A new species of the genus Tshurtshurnella (Hemiptera: Fulgoroidea: Issidae) from Bulgaria
Gnezdilov Vladimir M., Gjonov Ilja V.
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 55(2): 559-567, 2015
Abstract: A new species of the genus Tshurtshurnella Kusnezov, 1927, T. decempunctata sp.
nov., is described from Bulgaria. This is the first record of the genus from
this country. According to the coloration of the head and the structure of the
male genitalia the new species is closely related to T. lodosi Dlabola,
1979. For the first time in the genus, a fifth instar nymph of T. decempunctata
is described and illustrated.
Key words: Auchenorrhyncha, Issinae, Issini, planthoppers, taxonomy, immature morphology, Europe, Balkan peninsula, Palaearctic Region