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Published: 2007-08-06

Two new species of Hemiandrus (Orthoptera: Anostostomatidae) from Fiordland National Park, New Zealand

657 Alice Lane, RD1, Ranfurly, New Zealand
Orthoptera Anostostomatidae Hemiandrus ground weta new species Sinbad Gully Fiordland New Zealand


Two new species of Hemiandrus are described from alpine habitat in the Sinbad Gully of Fiordland National Park, New Zealand. H. superba n. sp. is the largest known member of the genus, and H. nitaweta n. sp. is perhaps the most brilliantly colored. Fiordland is a major centre of diversity for Hemiandrus; a photographic overview and key to the species recorded from the Park are provided.


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