Two new species of the genus Igerna (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Megophthalminae) from India

Zootaxa. 2015 Apr 9;3946(2):241-50. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3946.2.6.


Two new megophthalmine species of leafhoppers, Igerna kolasibensis sp. nov. and I. shillongensis sp. nov., are described from India, Mizoram and Meghalaya, respectively. Detailed morphological descriptions, illustrations and photographs are provided. An updated key to the species and taxonomic notes on the genus are provided.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Female
  • Hemiptera / anatomy & histology*
  • Hemiptera / classification*
  • India
  • Male
  • Species Specificity