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Tretogonia Melichar (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Proconiini): two new species from South Brazil and a redescription of T. dentalis Emmrich, 1988

Gabriel MEJDALANI, Alexandre C. DOMAHOVSKI, Diana I. RENDÓN-MERA & Rodney R. CAVICHIOLI

en European Journal of Taxonomy 2019 (513) - Pages 1-14

Published on 09 April 2019

Two new Brazilian sharpshooter species of the genus Tretogonia Melichar, 1926 are described and illustrated: Tretogonia diminuta sp. nov. and T. elegantula sp. nov., both from the State of Paraná. A redescription of T. dentalis Emmrich, 1988 is provided based on a male from the State of Mato Grosso do Sul. This is the first Brazilian record of T. dentalis, a species originally described from Paraguay. Photographs and line drawings are provided for the three species, as well as notes on the taxonomy and biology of the genus.


Keywords :

Auchenorrhyncha, sharpshooter leafhoppers, taxonomy, morphology.

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