Hovana Distant, 1905e,

Sanborn, Allen F., 2021, The cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadoidea: Cicadidae) of Madagascar including a new tribe, five new genera, twelve new species, four new species synonymies, five revised species status, ten new combinations, new tribal assignments for four genera, one new subtribe synonymy, a checklist and key to the species, Zootaxa 4937 (1), pp. 1-79: 71

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4937.1.1

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4559509

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scientific name

Hovana Distant, 1905e
status

 

Hovana Distant, 1905e 

Hovana Distant 1905e: 279  .

Type species.— Hemidictya distanti Brancsik, 1893: 253  (Nossi-Bè, Madagascar)  .

Remarks.—A monospecific genus containing a cicada that is a leaf mimic. The species has been used numerous times as an example of leaf mimicry (see references in Metcalf 1963b; Sanborn 2013; Ruschel & Campos 2019; Sanborn et al. 2020)

Distribution.—The only known species is restricted to Madagascar ( Metcalf 1963b; Sanborn 2013; Ruschel & Campos 2019; Sanborn et al. 2020).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cicadidae

Loc

Hovana Distant, 1905e

Sanborn, Allen F. 2021
2021
Loc

Hovana

Distant, W. L. 1905: 279
1905