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Published: 2017-08-25

Description of the female and new characteristics of the male of Phlugis gracila Nickle, 2003 (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Meconematinae) with new behavioral data

Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia, INPA, Programa de Pós-graduação em Entomologia, Caixa Postal 2223, 69080-971 Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil.
Grupo de Pesquisa em Ecologia e Biologia de Peixes, Instituto de Desenvolvimento Sustentável Mamirauá, Caixa Postal 38. 69553-225 Tefé, Amazonas, Brasil.
Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia, INPA, Programa de Pós-graduação em Entomologia, Caixa Postal 2223, 69080-971 Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil.
Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia, INPA, Programa de Pós-graduação em Entomologia, Caixa Postal 2223, 69080-971 Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil.
Orthoptera Predatory katydids Seasonally flooded white-water forests Aquatic macrophytes

Abstract

The description of the female of Phlugis gracila and the addition of new characters to the original male description are provided. The description of the male stridulatory file and genitalic morphology is noted for the first time. This is the first record for the species in Brazil (Amazonas) and its natural history is noted.

 

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