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Issue:ISSN 1000-7083
          CN 51-1193/Q
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Study on the Taxonomy of the Genus Gessius Distant (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Iassinae) from China
Author of the article:LI Jian-da, LI Zi-zhong*
Author's Workplace:(Institute of Entomology, Guizhou University, The Provincial Key Laboratory for Agricultural Pest Management of Mountainous Region, Guiyang 550025, China)
Key Words:Hemiptera; Cicadellidae; Iassinae; Gessius; new species
In the present paper, seven species (including a new species) of the genus Gessius are recognized from China. A new species G. dentatus sp.nov. is described and illustrated. A key to seven Chinese species are given. A generic new synonym Parakrisna Cai et He is proposed. Also a specific synonym is proposed. The type specimen of the new species is kept in the Institute of Entomology, Guizhou University.
Gessius dentatus sp.nov. (Figs.1~8)
  Body length (incl. tegm.) : ♂9.8 mm,:11.0 mm.
This new species resembles G. rufidorsus Wang et Li, but can be distinguished by the male aedeagus with a much longer and narrower preatrium, the distance from the gonopore to the end of the aedeagus is one-quarter as long as the length of aedeagus, apex of subgenital plate straight, ventral process with toothed ventral margin, its apex straight.
Holotype:,Guizhou Province: Maolan, 25-Ⅴ-1998, coll. Wang Lian-min. Paratypes: ♀, Guizhou Province: Maolan, 23-Ⅹ-1998, coll. Li Zi-zhong.
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