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Published: 2018-06-27

Studies in Chinese Tettigoniidae: Recent discoveries of Meconematinae katydids from Xizang,China (Tettigoniidae: Meconematinae)

Shanghai Entomological Museum, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai 200032, P. R. China.
Shanghai Entomological Museum, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai 200032, P. R. China.
Orthoptera Meconematinae Xizang Allogrigoriora Nigrimacula Sinoxizicus Tamdaora Nefateratura

Abstract

In this work, we describe one new genus and 4 new species from Xizang, China: Allogrigoriora carinata gen & sp. nov., Nigrimacula beybienkoi sp. nov., Sinoxizicus carinatus sp. nov. and Tamdaora curvicerca sp. nov. Besides the new taxa, 3 new combinations [Grigoriora cheni (Bey-Bienko, 1955) comb. nov.; Grigoriora kweichowensis (Tinkham, 1944) comb. nov.; Nefateratura bifurcata (Liu & Bi, 1994) comb nov.] are also changed. All the specimens are deposited in Shanghai Entomological Museum, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

 

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How to Cite

WANG, H., & LIU, X. (2018). Studies in Chinese Tettigoniidae: Recent discoveries of Meconematinae katydids from Xizang,China (Tettigoniidae: Meconematinae). Zootaxa, 4441(2), 225–244. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4441.2.2