Center for Systematic Entomology, Gainesville, Florida


Date of this Version

September 1995


Insecta Mundi, published by the Center for Systematic Entomology, is available online at Copyright © by McPherson and Wilson.


The dictyopharid planthopper genus Phylloscelis is reviewed and a key to the four species provided. The morphology ofadult male and female P. pallescens Germar, P. atra Germar, P. rubra Ball, and P. pennata Ball is described and illustrated in detail. The species are separated principally by color patterns, wing venation, and features of the male and female external genitalia.

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