Review of the idiocerine leafhoppers of Pakistan (Hemiptera, Cicadellidae) with a description of a new species

Zootaxa. 2014 Sep 5;3860(3):280-90. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3860.3.6.


The Idiocerinae of Pakistan are reviewed and a new species, Tasnimocerus sindhensis sp. nov. (Pakistan: Tandojam), is described and illustrated from Pakistan. Two new junior synonyms of Idioscopus nitidulus (Walker) are recognized: Idioscopus karachiensis Ahmed, Naheed & Ahmed syn. nov. and I. freytagi Ahmed, Naheed & Ahmed syn. nov. Idioscopus nagpurensis (Pruthi) is newly recorded from Pakistan. A checklist of Idiocerinae from Pakistan is also provided together with a key to genera and species.

MeSH terms

  • Animal Distribution
  • Animal Structures / anatomy & histology
  • Animal Structures / growth & development
  • Animals
  • Body Size
  • Female
  • Hemiptera / anatomy & histology
  • Hemiptera / classification*
  • Hemiptera / growth & development
  • Male
  • Organ Size
  • Pakistan