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Description of Nesophrosyne melemele sp. n., an Endemic Hawaiian Leafhopper (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Delto- cephalinae: Opsiini) Associated with Myoporum sandwicense (Scrophulariaceae)

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Title:Description of Nesophrosyne melemele sp. n., an Endemic Hawaiian Leafhopper (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Delto- cephalinae: Opsiini) Associated with Myoporum sandwicense (Scrophulariaceae)
Authors:Denis, Michael D.
Bennett, Gordon M.
Date Issued:27 Dec 2017
Publisher:Hawaiian Entomological Society
Citation:Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society (2017) 49: 47-50.
Abstract:A new species of the endemic Hawaiian leafhopper genus, Nesophrosyne (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae: Opsiini), is described: Nesophrosyne melemele sp. n. Morphological and molecular characters were used to delineate this species. Nesophrosyne melemele is endemic to Kauai and strictly associated with the endemic plant species, Myoporum sandwicense (Scrophulariaceae).
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/10125/49815
ISSN:0073-134X
Appears in Collections: Volume 49 - 2017 : Hawaiian Entomological Society


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