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Acta Amazonica

Print version ISSN 0044-5967On-line version ISSN 1809-4392

Acta Amaz. vol.16  Manaus  1986

http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1809-43921986161626 

ZOOLOGIA

Lophopidae of the amazon basin with keys to new world genera and species (HOMOPTERA: FULGOROIDEA).

Lois O'Brien* 

Norman D. Penny** 

Jorge R. Arias*** 

*Florida A & M University, Tallahassee, Florida 32307.

**California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, California 94118.

***Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia, Manaus, Amazonas, 69 000.

ABSTRACT

The two especies of Lophopidae found in the lowland Amazon Basin, Hesticus rufimanus, (walker) and H. sanguinifrons Muir, are redescribed and their geographical distributions given. Keys are provided to genera of New World lophopidae, and to species of Hesticus .

RESUMO

As duas espécies de Lophopidae que existem na Bacia Amazônica, Hesticus rufimanus (Walker) e. H. sanguinifrons Muir As são redescritas e suas distribuições geográficas dadas. Chaves são dadas aos gêneros de Lophopidae do Novo Mundo e as espécies do gênero Hesticus.

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