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Revista Brasileira de Zoologia

Print version ISSN 0101-8175

Rev. Bras. Zool. vol.13 no.4 Curitiba  1996

http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-81751996000400020 

Revisão do gênero Potnia Stål (Homoptera, Membracidae, Membracinae, Hoplophorionini)1

 

Revision of the genus Potnia Stål (Homoptera, Membracidae, Membracinae, Hoplophorionini)

 

 

Antônio J. Creão-DuarteI; Albino M. SakakibaraII

IDepartamento de Sistemática e Ecologia, Universidade Federal da Paraíba. 58059-900 João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brasil
IIDepartamento de Zoologia, Universidade Federal do Paraná. Caixa Postal 19020, 81531-990 Curitiba, Paraná, Brasil. Bolsista do CNPq

 

 


ABSTRACT

Fifteen species of Potnia Stål, 1866 are presented with descriptions, illustrations and a key for identification. The following nomenclatural changes are introduced: P. knightae sp.n. (from Guiana), P. miracyae sp.n. (from Costa Rica), P. diringshofeni sp.n. (from Brasil), P. webbi sp.n. (from Brazil), P. turrialbensis sp.n. (from Costa Rica), P. pinheiroi sp.n. (from Brazil), P. tapuruquarensis sp.n. (from Brasil), P. cornigera sp.n. (from Brazil) and P. inca sp.n. (from Peru). Potnia venosa (Germar, 1821) = Aconophora nigrivittata Walker, 1851, syn.n. = Potnia perobtusa Fowler, 1894, syn.n.. Potnia brevicornis Fowler, 1894, sp. reval. = Potnia brunneifrontis Funkhouser, 1943, syn.n. = Potnia maculata Funkhouser, 1943, syn.n.. Potnia jacula (Fabricius, 1803) = Potnia orthosoma Fonseca & Diringshofen, 1974, syn.n.

Key words: Homoptera, Membracidae, Hoplophorionini, Potnia, taxonomy


 

 

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AGRADECIMENTOS. Em especial a C Godoy, I. Gorayeb, J. Margerison-Knight, L.L. Deitz, S.H. McKamey, T.J. Henry, H. Strümpel e UR.M. de Souza.

 

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Recebido em 21.VI.1996; aceito em 20.XII.1996.

 

 

1 Contribuição número 951 do Departamento de Zoologia, Universidade Federal do Paraná

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