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Fauna of China Volume 1(2000): 191-202

Grasshoppers (Orthoptera) of Shennongjia and Mt. Wudang Regions, Hubei Province, China: a faunistic survey with descriptions of two new species

Institute of Zoology, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi’an 710062, China


This paper records 38 species of grasshoppers collected from Shennongjia and Wudang Mountains regions in Hubei Province, China. They belong to 5 families. Among them, 13 species are new records to the region and 2 species are new to science, viz: Pedopodisma wudangshanensis Zheng & Li sp. nov. and Chorthippus shennongjiaensis Zheng & Li sp. nov. Type specimens are deposited in the Institute of Zoology, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi’an, China. 

Key words: Grasshoppers, survey, Shennongjia, Hubei, China, new species 

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Published on 15 March, 2001