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Published: 2019-03-04
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First record the genus Paterdecolyus of Anabropsinae (Orthoptera: Anostostomatidae) from China

Common College Key Laboratory of Insect Systematic Evolution and Integrated Management of Hunan, Central South University of Forestry and Technology, Changsha, Hunan 410004, China College of Life Sciences, Hebei University, Baoding, 071002, P. R. China
College of Life Sciences, Hebei University, Baoding, 071002, P. R. China
Orthoptera king cricket new recorded genus newly species China


The orthopteran genus Paterdecolyus with one new species P. magnimaculatus sp. nov. is reported as a new record from China. All the type specimens are deposited in the Museum of Hebei University, Baoding, China.



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