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Two new species of Cicadulina China (Hemiptera: Euscelidae) from West Africa

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  10 July 2009

Z. T. Dabrowski
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, P.M.B. 5320, Ibadan, Nigeria


Two new species of Cicadulina, C. ghaurii sp. n. and C. hartmansi sp. n., are described. Both occur over a wide area in Nigeria and Cameroon, and C. ghaurii has been shown to transmit maize streak virus.

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