Paul H. Freytag
Entomological News 124 (4), 245-264, (1 January 2015) https://doi.org/10.3157/021.124.0402
KEYWORDS: Hemiptera, Cicadellidae, Gyponinae, Hecalapona, Versutapona, Kalopona, Sagaripona, Planipona, leafhoppers
Four leafhopper genera closely related to Hecalapona in the subfamily Gyponinae are described and illustrated. The genus Versutapona includes five new species, dietzi, type species, lauta, mira, rosalesi and guianaii, all from Venezuela. The genus Kalopona includes five species, acuminata DeLong & Freytag, new combination, from Colombia, trirama DeLong & Freytag, new combination, from Mexico, and three new species, bilobata, trilobata, type species, both from Colombia and distincta from Brazil. The genus Sagaripona includes four species, cedra DeLong & Freytag, new combination, type species, from Panama, sagitta DeLong & Kolbe, new combination, fugara DeLong & Freytag, new combination, both from Peru, and one new species, ardua, from Colombia. The genus Planipona includes but one species, delta Ball, new combination, type species from the United States and Mexico.