Periódicos Brasileiros em Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia

p. 139-144

A new species of Gypona from southern Brazil (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Gyponini)

Domahovski, Alexandre CruzPaladini, AndressaCavichioli, Rodney Ramiro

Gypona (Marganalana) masamune sp. nov. is described and illustrated based on specimens from Brazil, state of Paraná. This species can be distinguished from the others of the genus by the following combination of characters: 1) connective with stalk apex oriented anteriorly; 2) style, in lateral view, L-shaped and broader subapically; apex tapered and acute; 3) aedeagus slender, curved dorsally, with long and slender processes arising on each side of shaft near the base, as long as aedeagus shaft; shaft without apical processes. A key to the six subgenera of Gypona is provided. (AU)

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