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Zootaxa. 2015 Mar 3;3925(4):562-72. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3925.4.5.

Cicada genus Pomponia Stål, 1866 (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) from Vietnam and Cambodia, with a new species, a new record, and a key to the species.

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Vietnam National Museum of Nature, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet St, Hanoi, Vietnam.; Email:
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, 75 North Eagleville Road, Storrs, CT 06269, USA; Email: unknown.
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Department of Entomology, Vautierstreet 29, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium; Email: unknown.


The genus Pomponia Stål, 1866 from Vietnam and Cambodia is reviewed . Pomponia brevialata Lee & Pham, sp. nov. is described from Vietnam. Pomponia backanensis Pham & Yang, 2009 is added to the Cambodian cicada fauna. A key to the seven Vietnamese and Cambodian species of the genus Pomponia Stål, 1866 is provided: P. linearis (Walker, 1850), P. backanensis Pham & Yang, 2009, P. brevialata Lee & Pham, sp. nov., P. subtilita Lee, 2009, P. piceata Distant, 1905, P. daklakensis Sanborn, 2009, and P. orientalis (Distant, 1912). Synonymic lists, information on geographical distributions, and material examined for the Vietnamese and Cambodian species of Pomponia are provided.

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