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Taxonavigation: Membracoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Paraneoptera
Superordo: Condylognatha
Ordo: Hemiptera
Subordo: Auchenorrhyncha
Infraordo: Cicadomorpha
Superfamilia: Membracoidea

Familia: Cicadellidae
Subfamilia: Typhlocybinae
Tribus: Empoascini
Genus: Velu
Species (6): V. antelopus – V. caricae – V. furcatum – V. longiprojectum – V. pleuroprominens – V. pruthii


Velu Ghauri, 1963

  • Type species: Velu caricae Ghauri, 1964


Primary references[edit]

  • Ghauri, M.S.K. (1964e) New fig leaf-hoppers (Homptera: Cicadelloidea) from India with redescription of allied species under new genera. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. (Ser. 13), 6, 465–475. [1963]

Additional references[edit]

  • Ghauri, M.S.K. (1967a) New mango leafhoppers from the Oriental and Austro-oriental regions (Homoptera: Cicadelloidea). Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. (Ser. B, Biological Sciences)., 36, 159–166.
  • Qin, D.-Z. & Zhang, Y.-L. (2008b) Two new empoascine leafhopper genera and species (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Typhlocybinae) from southern China, with a key to Chinese genera of Empoascini. Zootaxa, 1966, 62–68.
  • Qin, D.-Z., Lu, S.-H. & Dietrich, C.H. (2014a) A key to the genera of Empoascini (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Typhlocybinae) in China, with descriptions of two new genera and two new species. The Florida Entomologist, 97(4), 1493–1510.


  • Velu - Taxon details in Catalogue of Life Database retrieved from 8-17-23 version