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New lineages of Lebinthini from Australia (Orthoptera: Gryllidae: Eneopterinae)



A monograph concerning the Australian crickets was published in 1983 by Otte & Alexander, but this territory still harbors many undiscovered, undescribed treasures. Both existing species of Australian Lebinthus prove to belong to the tribe Eurepini. Our study results in the following new combinations: Salmanites miripara (Otte & Alexander, 1983) n. comb. and Eurepa bifasciata (Chopard, 1951) n. comb. In the meantime, newly collected material from northern Queensland allows us to describe two new lineages of brachypterous Lebinthini from northern Australia, the species Macrobinthus kutini n. sp., and the new genus Julverninthus and the species Julverninthus rentzi n. sp. and Julverninthus minoris n. sp.


Orthoptera, Lebinthini, Eurepini, taxonomy, Australia, new genus, new species

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