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Abstract

Investigation of fulgorid planthoppers (Fulgoridae) in the tea gardens of Hunan province.

Abstract

Based on several years' investigation, 12 species of fulgorid planthoppers are reported from tea plantations of Hunan Province, China, including 5 species recorded for the first time as tea pests (Dictyophara patruelis, Pochazia guttifera, Ricania marginalis, R. sublimbata [? Ricanula sublimata] and Sivaloke damnosus) and 7 species recorded for the first time in Hunan Province. The habits of the planthoppers and their controls are described.