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Description of a new genus, Miniterpnosia n. gen., and a new species of cicada (Hemiptera, Cicadidae, Cicadini, Leptopsaltriina) from Laos

Young June LEE

en Zoosystema 35 (1) - Pages 5-10

Published on 29 March 2013

A new cicada genus and a new species, Miniterpnosia chorus n. gen., n. sp., is described from Laos. Miniterpnosia n. gen. is closely related to Yezoterpnosia Matsumura, 1917 and Euterpnosia Matsumura, 1917, and therefore it is placed in the subtribe Leptopsaltriina Moulton, 1923 of the tribe Cicadini Latreille, 1802. A species of Terpnosia Distant, 1892 is transferred to Miniterpnosia n. gen. to become Miniterpnosia mega (Chou & Lei, 1997) n. comb.

Keywords :

Cicadidae, Yezoterpnosia, Euterpnosia, Terpnosia, new genus, new species, new combination.

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