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Second genus of Kinnaridae (Hemiptera: Fulgoroidea) from Chile.

Campodonico, J. F.

Revista Chilena de Entomología 2018 Vol 44 No. 2 pp. 149-154;


Mauriciana coquimbensis gen. and sp. nov., is described based on material from the coastal steppe matorral of Coquimbo Region, being the second genus of the family in Chile besides Apocathema Emeljanov. It differs, among other features, by the absence of median carina at eumetope and clypeus, tegmina with four closed nodal cells and a node within RP and MP, and presence of preapical tooth on genital styli of male.