Deltocephalini

Deltocephalus pulicaris, copyright Brian Valentine.

Belongs within: Cicadellidae.

The Deltocephalini are a group of leafhoppers feeding on grasses and sedges, characterised by male genitalia with a linear connective fused to the aedeagus.

<==Deltocephalini
|–Occiplanocephalus ravus Evans 1942 FM08
|–Horouta Knight 1975 FM08
|    |–*H. inconstans Knight 1975 F09
|    |–H. aristarche F09
|    |–H. austrina F09
|    |–H. darwini Fletcher 2009 F09
|    |–H. jahmoi F09
|    |–H. lotis F09
|    |–H. perparvus F09
|    `–H. spinosa F09
|–Maiestas knighti GF13
`–Deltocephalus L61
|–D. abdominalis H01
|–D. africanus Naudé 1926 L61
|–D. areatus H01
|–D. assimilis H01
|–D. bellevoyei H01
|–D. chyzeri H01
|–D. cogani Naudé 1926 L61
|–D. collinus H01
|–D. cotula (Cogan 1916) L61
|–D. frauenfeldi H01
|–D. histrionicus Kirkaldy 1907 K08
|–D. hospes M83
|–D. languidus H01
|–D. lobatus Linnavuori 1961 L61
|–D. medius H01
|–D. ocellaris H01
|–D. ornaticeps H01
|–D. pascuellus H01
|–D. pulicaris H01
|–D. rhombifer H01
|–D. sibiricus Horváth 1901 H01
|–D. socialis H01
`–D. striatus H01

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[F09] Fletcher, M. J. 2009. A new species of deltocephaline leafhoppers of the genus Horouta from Barrow Island, Western Australia (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae). Records of the Western Australian Museum 25 (3): 265–268.

[FM08] Fletcher, M. J., & M. L. Moir. 2008. Gunawardenea, a new genus of squat leafhoppers from Western Australia, with description of two new species (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae). Records of the Western Australian Museum 24 (4): 429–436.

[GF13] Gopurenko, D., M. Fletcher, H. Löcker & A. Mitchell. 2013. Morphological and DNA barcode species identifications of leafhoppers, planthoppers and treehoppers (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha) at Barrow Island. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 83: 253–285.

[H01] Horváth, G. 1901. Hemipterák [Hemiptera]. In: Horváth, G. (ed.) Zichy Jenő Gróf Harmadik Ázsiai Utazása [Dritte Asiatische Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy] vol. 2. Zichy Jenő Gróf Harmadik Ázsiai Utazásának Állattani Eredményei [Zoologische Ergebnisse der Dritten Asiatischen Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy] pp. 245–274. Victor Hornyánszky: Budapest, and Karl W. Hierseman: Leipzig.

[K08] Kirkaldy, G. W. 1908. A catalogue of the Hemiptera of Fiji. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 33: 345–391, pl. 4.

[L61] Linnavuori, R. 1961. Hemiptera (Homoptera): Cicadellidae. In: Hanström, B., P. Brinck & G. Rudebeck (eds) South African Animal Life: Results of the Lund University Expedition in 1950–1951 vol. 8 pp. 452–486. Almqvist & Wiksell: Uppsala.

[M83] Martin, N. A. 1983. Miscellaneous observations on a pasture fauna: an annotated species list. DSIR Entomology Division Report 3: 1–98.

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