The genus Paramesodes Ishihara (= Coexitianus Dlabola) (Homoptera, Auchenorrhyncha, Cicadellidae) is redescribed and revised. It comprises 11 species, of which 8 are described as new, distributed in the Old World tropics and sub-tropics; P. albinervosus (Mats.) (type species) from Japan, Taiwan, S. China; P. lineaticollis (Distant) (= ishurdii Mahmood & Meher, new synonymy), from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan; P. lucaniae (Dlabola) stat. rev., from India, E. Mediterranean, Middle East, USSR; P. pusae n. sp. from India; P. matalae n. sp. from Sri Lanka; P. mokanshanae n. sp. from S. China; P. njalae n. sp. from Sierra Leone; P. morowalae n. sp. from Sulawesi; P. annamae n. sp. from Vietnam; P. lagunae n. sp. from Philippine Islands; P. tawae n. sp. from Philippine Islands. A key to males is provided. The lectotype of P. lineaticollis (Distant) is designated.