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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4258.3.4

A review of the coelidiine leafhopper genus Mahellus (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Coelidiinae) with description of two new species from the Oriental region

C.A. VIRAKTAMATH, NARESH M. MESHRAM

Abstract


Two new species of the genus Mahellus Nielson, M. cardoni sp. nov. (Indonesia: Sulawesi) and M. ungulatus sp. nov. (India: Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu) are described and illustrated. M. distanti Nielson is also illustrated with several new locality records. A key for the four known species of the genus is also given.

 


Keywords


Hemiptera, Auchenorrhyncha, morphology, Distribution

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