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Abstract

Homoptera of the Mascarene Islands - an annotated catalogue.

Abstract

The Homoptera known from the Mascarene Islands (Mauritius, Reunion and Rodrigues) are listed with notes on the distribution of species, their food plants, economic importance and other points of interest. The majority of records were culled from the literature, but some are new. The species names used conform to recent taxonomic concepts, there being comments on synonymy when necessary to clarify a cited record. The total number of species listed is 344, as follows: Cicadoidea 9, Cicadelloidea 12, Fulgoroidea 120, Psylloidea 4, Aleyrodoidea 30, Aphidoidea 35 and Coccoidea 134.