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Published: 2022-04-13

Leptophyes axeli sp. nov. a new bush-cricket from Crete, Greece (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Phaneropterinae)

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Orthoptera taxonomy new species Barbitistini Leptophyes Chania

Abstract

Leptophyes axeli sp. nov. is described and illustrated. Tables are presented with character states and song characteristics differing between Leptophyes species.

 

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