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Published: 2023-03-31
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New record genus and a new species of Himertula Uvarov, 1940 (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Phaneropterinae) from China

Key Laboratory of the Zoological Systematics and Evolution; Institute of Zoology; Chinese Academy of Sciences; Beichen West Road; Chaoyang District; Beijing 100101; China
Insect Collection of Institute of Zoology; Chinese academy of Sciences; Beijing; China (IZCaS)
Orthoptera Phaneropterinae taxonomy morphology


Previously 47 genera of the subfamily Phaneropterinae were recorded from China, not including the genus Himertula Uvarov, 1940. Here, Himertula Uvarov, 1940 is reported in China for the first time, adding a new species H. gyirongensis sp. nov., specimens of which were collected in Tibet, China. Illustrations and habitat images are provided. The distribution of Himertula species is also discussed and mapped. The types are deposited in Insect Collection of Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China (IZCAS).



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