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Type: Article
Published: 2022-04-05
Page range: 483-489
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Studies on Neotropical crickets: A new Gryllotalpella species (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae) from Brazilian Amazon

Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas. Grupo de Investigación en Artrópodos “Kumangui”, Bogotá, Colombia.
Universidad INCCA de Colombia. Grupo en Ecología Evolutiva y Biogeografía Tropical ECOBIT.
Universidad INCCA de Colombia. Grupo en Ecología Evolutiva y Biogeografía Tropical ECOBIT.
Universidad INCCA de Colombia. Grupo en Biotecnología y Ambiente.
Orthoptera Gryllotalpinae Gryllotalpellini slender mole crickets Central Amazon


The genus Gryllotalpella is redescribed, and Gryllotalpella mendesi n. sp. is described from the Brazilian Amazon. The key to the species is also updated, and the status of the specimen identified as Gryllotalpella minor by Rehn in 1917 is clarified. Finally, a map with the distribution of the currently known species is provided, and the status of the species described in past centuries is discussed.



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