Perkinsiella

noun Per·kin·si·el·la \ˌpərkə̇nzēˈelə, (ˌ)pərˌkin-\

Definition of Perkinsiella

  1. :  a genus of leafhoppers that includes some which are vectors of Fiji disease of sugarcane in Fiji and Samoa

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Origin and Etymology of perkinsiella

New Latin, from Robert C.L.Perkins †1955 British entomologist + New Latin -i- + -ella


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