A Morphological Study and a New Species Registration of Genus Xerophloea Germa, 1839 Sp.nov. From sub-family Ledrinae Fairmai, 1855 of the Leafhopper (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) in Iraq

Rawa' J. H. Al-Kaissy


The external morphology was studied and registered for a new species of genus Xerophloea Germa, 1839 where the samples were collected during the seventh month in 2018 of the Adhamiyah region in Baghdad city, Iraq and 3♀ using the light trap. The samples were diagnosed using taxonomic keys and the parts of insect were described and photographed successively, the adult insect, vertex, head, pronotum, mesonotum, abdomen, the front wing, as well as female genitalia, using Lucida’s camera.

Keywords: Hemiptera, Cicadellidae, Ledrinae.

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