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Published: 2016-03-29
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Euparatettix dandakaranyensis sp. nov. (Tetrigidae: Tetriginae)—a new pygmy grasshopper species from Central India

Zoological Survey of India, Prani Vigyan Bhawan, 'M' Block New Alipore, - Kolkata-,700053, West Bengal, India.
Orthoptera Tetrigoidea taxonomy new species Bastar


Euparatettix dandakaranyensis Gupta sp. nov. is described from Bastar, Chhattisgarh, India. A brief comparison with the type specimen of Euparatettix sikkimensis (Hancock, 1915) formerly placed within the genus Xistra is given. A key to the species of the genus Euparatettix known from the Indian subcontinent is provided.



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