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A new species of the genus Eokingdonella Yin, 1984 (Orthoptera: Acrididae: Melanoplinae) from Yunnan, China

Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Application, School of Life Sciences, Institute of Life Sciences and Green Development, Hebei University, Baoding 071002, Hebei Province, China
Luoyang, Henan Province, China
College of Ecology, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou 730000, Gansu Province, China
locust Podismini taxonomy morphology distribution new provincial record Oriental Region


The genus Eokingdonella was established by Yin in 1984, with E. gentiana (Uvarov, 1939) as the type species. Ten species have been described in this genus. A new species, E. maoi sp. nov., is described here from Yunnan Province of China, representing a new provincial record for the genus. The new species is similar to E. burrusitibia Zheng, Dong & Xu, 2013, but differs from the latter by the following characters: 1) epiproct 5.4 times as long as furcula; 2) anteromedian margin of pronotum depressed; 3) 1st transverse sulcus on pronotum not cutting median carina; 4) epiproct with median longitudinal groove between base and middle; 5) male epiproct with denticles in median.


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