Tishechkin D.Yu. 2009. On the taxonomic status of Laburrus confusus Vilbaste, 1980 (Homoptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae) // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.18. No.2: 81–86 [in English].

Department of Entomology, Faculty of Biology, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Vorobyevy Gory, Moscow, 119991 Russia. E-mail: macropsis@yandex.ru

KEY WORDS: leafhoppers, taxonomy, vibratory signals, Laburrus, Cicadellidae.

ABSTRACT. Investigation of vibratory calling signals of Laburrus confusus Vilbaste, 1980 demonstrated that this form is a good species. Comparative data on morphology, acoustic signals, host plants and distribution of L. confusus and two other species from the L. impictifrons group from Russia are provided.

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