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Journal of Entomological Research
Year : 2021, Volume : 45, Issue : 1
First page : ( 165) Last page : ( 168)
Print ISSN : 0378-9519. Online ISSN : 0974-4576.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-4576.2021.00026.8

First record of genus Psammotettix Haupt 1929 (Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae; Paralimnini) from Manipur and Maharashtra, India

Nikoshe Akash P., Meshram Naresh M.*, Kumari Richa1

Division of Entomology, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi - 110 012, India

1Department of Entomology and Agricultural Zoology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 221 005, Uttar Pradesh, India

*Corresponding author's E-mail: nmmeshram@gmail.com

Online published on 23 March, 2021.


The macropterous genus Psammotettix belongs to subfamily Deltocephalinae and tribe Paralimnini Distant, is common grassland inhabitant of the different parts of the world. This genus is represented by four species from India viz., Psammotettix emarginata Singh, P. provincialis Raubaut, P. regularia Singh and P. striatus (Linnaeus). The genus has been reported for the first time from Manipur and Maharashtra. It was earlier reported from Uttarakhand and New Delhi. The detailed redescription and diagnosis along with the illustrations for the species P. striatus are provided.



Deltocephalini, Manipur, Maharashtra, New record, Psammotettix.


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