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Report of a new genus Mirigryllus belonging to tribe Modicogryllini, with a new species M. nigrus from Zhejiang, China (Orthoptera: Gryllidae: Gryllinae: Modicogryllini)

Museum of Biology, School of Life Sciences, East China Normal University, Shanghai 200241, China. Yangtze Delta Estuarine Wetland Ecosystem Observation and Research Station, Ministry of Education & Shanghai Science and Technology Committee, Shanghai, China
Co-first author, School of Life Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
Museum of Biology, School of Life Sciences, East China Normal University, Shanghai 200241, China.
Museum of Biology, School of Life Sciences, East China Normal University, Shanghai 200241, China.
Museum of Biology, School of Life Sciences, East China Normal University, Shanghai 200241, China.
Orthoptera new genus new species nymph China taxonomy song COI 18S cricket


A new genus (Mirigryllus He gen. nov.) with a new species (M. nigrus He sp. nov.) is reported from Zhejiang, China. The morphology and calling songs of the new species are provided. The features that different from tribe Modicogryllini spp. include long and thin posterior epiphallic lobes, ectoparameron transparent. Two genes, COI and 18S, of 11 Modicogryllini species were sequenced, and phylogenetic tree was reconstructed. The results support the validation of the new species. The type specimens are deposited in Museum of Biology, East China Normal University (ECNU).



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