Two New Records of Leafhoppers of the Genus Opsius Fieber from India


  • Sunil Sunil Department of Entomology, M S Swaminathan School of Agriculture, Centurion University of Technology and Management, Paralakhemundi 761211, Odisha
  • Naresh M. Meshram ICAR-Central Citrus Research Institute (CCRI), Amravati Road, Nagpur 440033, Maharashtra
  • Priyanka Thakur Dr YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan 173230, Himachal Pradesh



Auchenorrhyncha, Deltocephalinae, Cicadellidae, Opsiina, leafhopper, Opsiini, Opsius, new records, morphology, taxonomy, Hemiptera, redescription, distribution, Opsius stactogallus, O. ritcheri


Present study records two Opsius leafhopper species, Opsius richteri (Dlabola) and Opsius stactogallus Fieber from Delhi, India for first time. Earlier Opsius richteri had been described from Iran and Opsius stactogallus is distributed worldwide and now reported from India. This study reveals the new geographic distribution, and the species are redescribed and illustrated herein.


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Sunil, S., Meshram, N. M., & Thakur, P. (2023). Two New Records of Leafhoppers of the Genus <i>Opsius</I> Fieber from India. Indian Journal of Entomology, 85(4), 921–926.



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