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Published: 2022-08-08
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New species of Quiva (Paraquiva) Cadena-Castañeda & Gorochov, 2013 (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Phaneropterinae: Dysoniini) from Brazilian Amazon Rainforest

Grupo de Pesquisa em Ecologia e Biologia de Peixes, Instituto de Desenvolvimento Sustentável Mamirauá, Caixa Postal 38.69553-225, Tefé, Amazonas, Brasil
Orthoptera Katydid canopy Amazonas rare species


The genus Quiva belongs to the tribe Dysoniini (Phaneropterinae: Tettigoniidae) and is divided into two subgenera and seven species: Quiva (Quiva) with six species and Quiva (Paraquiva) with only one species, Quiva (Paraquiva) angieae which currently only is known for the type locality (Leticia-Colombia). This work describes the new species Quiva (Paraquiva) obscura sp. nov. for the Amazon and the first record of the subgenus for Brazil is made. A distribution map for the subgenus and comments on the natural history of the new species are provided.



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