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Published: 2016-07-22

Clarification of the katydid genus Uchuca Giglio-tos, 1898 (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae): A new species in the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest

Programa de Pós-Graduação em Entomologia (PPG-ENT), Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia (INPA), CEP 69060-001, Manaus, AM, Brazil.
Programa de Pós-Graduação em Entomologia (PPG-ENT), Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia (INPA), CEP 69060-001, Manaus, AM, Brazil.
Centro de Ciências Sociais e Educação (CCSE), Universidade do Estado do Pará (UEPA), CEP 66113-200, Belém, PA, Brazil.
Orthoptera Katydids New records New synonym Conocephalinae Agraeciini Brazil Almeirim

Abstract

This paper accomplishes three tasks: Firstly, description of a new species, Uchuca almeirina sp. nov., from the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest, specifically from Monte Dourado, Almeirim, Pará. Secondly, it is proposed that Uchuca macroptera Montealegre-Z & Morris, 2003 be made a synonym of Uchuca ferreirai (Piza, 1976). Thirdly, a compilation of the generic distribution is presented, which includes new records of Uchuca amacayaca Montealegre-Z & Morris (2003) in Brazil and Uchuca similis Montealegre-Z & Morris (2003) in Colombia and Brazil, and the amplification of the occurrences of U. ferreirai.

 

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