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Published: 2017-10-19

New taxa and notes of katydids from the tribe Meconematini (Orthoptera: Meconematinae) from Brunei Darussalam

Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, 14 Science Drive 4, Singapore 117543, Republic of Singapore.
Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Universitetskaya Emb. 1, Saint Petersburg 199034, Russia.
Institute for Biodiversity and Environmental Research, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Jalan Universiti, BE1410, Brunei Darussalam.
Orthoptera Tettigoniidae Meconematini new species new genus new record Kuala Belalong taxonomy Southeast Asia


Based on the new material collected in Kuala Belalong in Brunei Darussalam, four new taxa of Meconematini katydids (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Meconematinae) are described here. Three new species from three previously known genera are described: Alloteratura (Alloteratura) belalongensis sp. nov., Leptoteratura (Rhinoteratura) chela sp. nov., and Pseudoteratura (Pseudoteratura) kenuan sp. nov. Moreover, one new genus is erected based on the unique type species which is also new to science: Pulchroteratura huiqing gen. et sp. nov.



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