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On brachypterous phaneropterine katydids (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae:
Phaneropterinae) from the Iguaçu National Park, Brazil: three new species, new record and bioacoustics

Programa de Pós-Graduação em Biodiversidade Neotropical, Instituto Latino-Americano de Ciências da Vida e da Natureza, Universidade Federal da Integração Latino-Americana, Avenida Tarquínio Joslin dos Santos n. 1000, Foz do Iguaçu, PR, Brazil.
Programa de Pós-Graduação em Biodiversidade Neotropical, Instituto Latino-Americano de Ciências da Vida e da Natureza, Universidade Federal da Integração Latino-Americana, Avenida Tarquínio Joslin dos Santos n. 1000, Foz do Iguaçu, PR, Brazil.
Laboratório de Orthoptera, Centro de Ciências Biológicas e da Saúde, Universidade Estadual do Oeste do Paraná, Rua Universitária, n. 2069, Cascavel, PR, Brazil.
División Entomología, Museo de La Plata, Paseo del Bosque s/n, 1900 La Plata, Argentina.
Programa de Pós-Graduação em Biodiversidade Neotropical, Instituto Latino-Americano de Ciências da Vida e da Natureza, Universidade Federal da Integração Latino-Americana, Avenida Tarquínio Joslin dos Santos n. 1000, Foz do Iguaçu, PR, Brazil.
Orthoptera Anisophya Xenicola brachypterous katydids calling songs male genitalia Odonturini


The species of brachypterous Phaneropterinae (Tettigoniidae) inhabiting the Iguaçu National Park, Paraná, Brazil, were studied. Four species have been recognized, Anisophya melanochloris (Rehn, 1911) and three new species described here: Anisophya una sp. n., as well as Xenicola taroba sp. n. and Xenicola xukrixi sp. n. We present relevant characters used in Orthoptera taxonomy, such as male genitalia, male and female stridulatory files, cerci and subgenital plates for all four species. Calling songs of three species are also described. X. xukrixi sp. n. stands out by its high carrier frequency with a peak above 70 kHz.



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