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Published: 2016-06-28

Annotated checklist and key to species of Gryllotalpa (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae) from the Oriental region

Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, 14 Science Drive 4, Singapore 117543, Republic of Singapore.
Orthoptera mole cricket Gryllotalpoidea species list taxonomy Asia

Abstract

The cosmopolitan Gryllotalpa mole cricket is the most speciose genus (70 species) in the family Gryllotalpidae. The taxonomy and diversity of Oriental species are not well understood. A species list with 26 species is presented here. An artificial key is also presented aimed to help with species identification, new species discovery and future taxonomic revision in the biodiverse Oriental region.

 

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How to Cite

TAN, M. K. (2016). Annotated checklist and key to species of <em>Gryllotalpa</em> (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae) from the Oriental region. Zootaxa, 4132(1), 77–86. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4132.1.6