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Taxonomic revision of the genus Xenogryllus Bolívar, 1890 (Orthoptera, Gryllidae, Eneopterinae, Xenogryllini)

Institut de Systématique, Evolution et Biodiversité (ISYEB), Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, CNRS, Sorbonne Université, EPHE, 57 rue Cuvier, CP 50, 75231 Paris Cedex 05, France Department of Zoology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, 160014, India Department of Biological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Mohali, 140306, Punjab, India
Institut de Systématique, Evolution et Biodiversité (ISYEB), Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, CNRS, Sorbonne Université, EPHE, 57 rue Cuvier, CP 50, 75231 Paris Cedex 05, France College of Life Science, Shaanxi Normal University, 710119, Xi’an, Shaanxi, P.R. China
College of Life Science, Shaanxi Normal University, 710119, Xi’an, Shaanxi, P.R. China
Shanghai Entomological Museum, Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai 200032, China
Institut de Systématique, Evolution et Biodiversité (ISYEB), Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, CNRS, Sorbonne Université, EPHE, 57 rue Cuvier, CP 50, 75231 Paris Cedex 05, France
Orthoptera Xenogryllini New species Synonymy Neotype Redescription Africa Asia


Subfamily Eneopterinae has been studied for its diversified acoustic modalities and disjunct distribution. The genus Xenogryllus Bolívar, 1890 is one of the oldest genera of the subfamily, and the first genus of the tribe Xenogryllini. Xenogryllus is known for its low-frequency calling songs and wide distribution across Africa and Asia. It is known from six species and has never been subject to formal taxonomic revision and description of acoustic features of their calling songs is lacking. Therefore, this study consists of a detailed taxonomic revision of all the species. We redescribe or append their taxonomic features using external morphological features and internal genitalic structures. We update the list of Xenogryllus by describing three new spe



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