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Revista Brasileira de Zoologia

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Rev. Bras. Zool. vol.16 no.1 Curitiba Mar. 1999 



Nomenclatural and taxonomic notes on Alcmeone robusta (Butler) comb.n. (Hemiptera, Auchenorrhyncha, Membracidae)



Gabriel Simões de Andrade

Departamento de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Estadual do Oeste do Paraná. Rua Universitária 2069, Caixa Postal 711, 85814-110 Cascavel, Paraná, Brasil




Ceresa robusta Butler, 1877 is transferred to the genus Alcmeone Stål, 1867 and A. sinuata Fonseca & Diringshofen, 1974 is considered its new synonym.

Key words: Hemiptera, Auchenorrhyncha, Membracidae, Alcmeone, Ceresa



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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS. I am indebted to Dr. A.M. Sakakibara and Dr. J.S. Moure (Universidade Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, Brasil), for the original of the photographs.



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Recebido em 31.X.1997; aceito em 01.III.1999.

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