Deltocephalinae

James N. Zahniser
USDA-APHIS-PPQ
9777 Via de la Amistad
San Diego, CA  92154  USA
zahniser "at" illinois.edu

Athysanella incongrua Neohecalus magnificus Paradorydium angolense

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Publications:

Zahniser, J.N. & C.H. Dietrich. 2015. Phylogeny, evolution, and historical biogeography of the grassland leafhopper tribe Chiasmini (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 175: 473495.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/zoj.12292/abstract

Zahniser, J.N. 2013. A new genus and species of Vartini (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae) from Africa. Zootaxa 3750(3): 295-300.
http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3750.3.9

Zahniser, J.N. & C.H. Dietrich. 2013. A review of the tribes of Deltocephalinae (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha: Cicadellidae). European Journal of Taxonomy 45: 1-211.
http://dx.doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2013.45

Zahniser, J.N., S.H. McKamey, & D.A. Dmitriev. 2012. Nomenclatural changes and notes in the Deltocephalinae (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae). The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 88(3): 356-364..
http://dx.doi.org/10.3956/2012-34.1

Zahniser, J.N. 2012. New generic synonymies and combinations in Chiasmini (Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae). International Journal of Tropical Insect Science 32(3): 173-176.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1742758412000264

Duan, Y., Y. Zhang, & J.N. Zahniser. 2012. A new species of Leofa (Prasutagus) Distant (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae: Chiasmini) from Thailand with a checklist of Leofa. Zootaxa 3537: 53-58.
http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/list/2012/3537.html

Zahniser, J.N. 2012. What Is It? American Entomologist 58(3): 141.

Nielson, M.W. & J.N. Zahniser. 2012. On the unassigned species of the subfamily Coelidiinae (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae). Zootaxa 3279: 63-68.
http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/list/2012/3279.html

Zahniser, J.N. & M.W. Nielson. 2012. An extraordinary new genus and three new species of Acostemmini (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae) from Madagascar with comments on the morphology and classification of the tribe. Zootaxa 3209: 28-52.
http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/list/2012/3209.html

Zahniser, J.N., S.J. Taylor, & J.K. Krejca. 2011. First reports of the invasive grass-feeding leafhopper, Balclutha rubrostriata (Melichar) in the United States. Entomological News 121(2): 132-138.
http://dx.doi.org/10.3157/021.121.0204

Zahniser, J.N. 2011. On Paraphrodes flavigerus (Evans) with a new synonymy of Paraphrodini with Chiasmini (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae). African Entomology 19(1): 113-118.
http://dx.doi.org/10.4001/003.019.0119

Zahniser, J.N. 2010. An enigmatic new leafhopper genus, Protochiasmus (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae), from Brazil. Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 57(2): 271-274.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/mmnd.201000024/abstract

Zahniser, J.N. & C.H. Dietrich. 2010. Phylogeny of the leafhopper subfamily Deltocephalinae (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) based on molecular and morphological data with a revised family-group classification. Systematic Entomology 35: 489-511.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3113.2010.00522.x

Zahniser, J.N. 2008. Seven new species and new distributions of Old World Chiasmini (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae), with a redescription, key to genera, and species checklist for the tribe. Zootaxa 1808: 1-32.
http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/list/2008/zt01808.html

Zahniser, J.N. & C.H. Dietrich. 2008. Phylogeny of the leafhopper subfamily Deltocephalinae (Insecta: Auchenorrhyncha: Cicadellidae) and related subfamilies based on morphology. Systematics and Biodiversity 6(1): 1-24.  [PDF]
Cambridge University Press    Systematics and Biodiversity Online   http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1477200007002617

Fletcher, M.J. & J.N. Zahniser. 2008. The first record of Goniagnathini from Australia with description of four new species of Goniagnathus Fieber (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae). Zootaxa 1692: 43-54.
http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/list/2008/zt01692.html

Zahniser, J.N. 2007-present.  3I Interactive Keys and Taxonomic Databases: Deltocephalinae.
http://zahniser.speciesfile.org

Zahniser, J.N. & A. Hicks. 2007. Three new species of Icaia Linnavuori (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae) from Peru and distinction of the genus from Athysanella Baker. Zootaxa 1390: 27-39.
http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/list/2007/2007-01.html#Zootaxa%201390

Zahniser, J.N. 2005. A new genus of Deltocephalinae (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) from Ecuador and a new synonym of Luheria constrica Osborn with illustrations of the female. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 98(5): 653-657.  [PDF]
This article is the copyright property of the Entomological Society of America and may not be used for any commercial or other private purpose without specific written permission of the Entomological Society of America.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/0013-8746(2005)098[0653:ANGODH]2.0.CO;2

Zahniser, J.N. & M.D. Webb. 2004. Placement of the Faltala Oman leafhopper group (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae) with descriptions of three new species. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 97(4): 667-674.  [PDF]
This article is the copyright property of the Entomological Society of America and may not be used for any commercial or other private purpose without specific written permission of the Entomological Society of America.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/0013-8746(2004)097[0667:POTFOL]2.0.CO;2

Wheeler, G.S. & J. Zahniser. 2001.  Artificial diet and rearing methods for the Melaleuca quinquenervia (Myrtales: Myrtaceae) biological control agent Oxyops vitiosa (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).  Florida Entomologist 84(3): 439-441.
http://journals.fcla.edu/flaent/article/view/59673/57352