First record of the genus Stenogiffardia (Auchenorrhyncha: Cicadellidae) from Madagascar, with description of a new species and a key to species
Gnezdilov Vladimir M.
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 59(2): 549-554, 2019
Published online: 27th December 2019
Published in print: 31st December 2019
Abstract: Stenogiffardia bifurca sp. nov. is described from a series of specimens
collected in the former Antananarivo, Fianarantsoa, and Toliara Provinces of
Madagascar. This is the first record of the genus Stenogiffardia Evans, 1977
(Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae) from Madagascar, which is now the
third genus of the tribe Chiasmini known from the island. The distribution of
Stenogiffardiais analyzed and an identification key to species is given.
Stenogiffardia elongata Evans, 1977 is removed from synonymy with S. parvula
Key words: Hemiptera, Cicadomorpha, Membracoidea, Deltocephalinae, Chiasmini,
leafhopper, morphology, taxonomy, transoceanic distribution, Madagascar