Note on genus Maiestas (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) with diagnosis of important species
Ramya N, Srinivasa N and Naresh M Meshram
Maiestas Distant (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) is an important genera of the grass inhabiting deltocephalus group. These are widely spread and many of its members are serious pests and vectors of diseases of many crops. This group is important as many of them are known as pest and vectors of plant diseases. Despite of huge diversity, less attempts have been made to update it with current classification. This study presented the current status of the genus, redescription of species with photographic illustrations along with ready reckoner keys.