oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Issidae (Hemiptera: Fulgoroidea) from the Mascarenes

Volume 45, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



Six species of Issidae from the Mascarenes are descriptionbed. Two of these are new, namely Tylana nigromaculata spec. nov. from Mauritius and Reunion, and T. rodriguensis spec. nov. from Rodrigues. T. cristata (F.), T. carinata (F.), T. indecora Stal and T. mameti Synave are redescriptionbed. A lectotype is designated for T. indecora. T. similis Synave is sunk as a synonym of T. carinata, while T. macabeana Synave and T. conspersa Synave (nec Schmidt) are considered synonyms of T. indecora.

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