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Published: 2021-06-16
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Taxonomic review of the genus Assamacris (Orthoptera: Acrididae: Catantopinae) with a new species and a newly discovered female

College of Agriculture and Biology Science, Dali University, Dali, Yunnan 671003, China; Collaborative Innovation Center for Biodiversity and Conservation in the Three Parallel Rivers Region of China, Dali, Yunnan 671003, China
College of Life Sciences, Henan Normal University, Xinxiang, Henan 453002, China
Key Laboratory of Insect Evolution and Pest Management for Higher Education in Hunan Province, Central South University of Forestry and Technology, Changsha, Hunan 410004, China
Orthoptera Assamacris, Acrididae, Orthoptera, new synonymy, new combination, new species


Taxonomic review of the genus Assamacris Uvarov, 1942 is given. The genus Traulitonkinacris You & Bi, 1983 is synonymized with Assamacris. Traulitonkinacris bifurcatus You & Bi, 1983 is transferred to Assamacris as a new combination. Assamacris splendida sp. nov. is described as new species. A newly discovered female of A. curticerca (Huang, 1981) is introduced. A key to the species is updated.


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