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A Review of the Canarian Sphingonotini with Description of a New Species from Fuerteventura (Orthoptera: Acrididae: Oedipodinae)

  title={A Review of the Canarian Sphingonotini with Description of a New Species from Fuerteventura (Orthoptera: Acrididae: Oedipodinae)},
  author={Axel Hochkirch and Martin Husemann},
  journal={Zoological Studies},
The Canarian representatives of the tribe Sphingonotini (Orthoptera: Acrididae: Oedipodinae) are revised, and a molecular phylogeny based on mitochondrial (mt) DNA sequences (ND5) is presented. The genera Wernerella, Pseudosphingonotus, and Neosphingonotus are synonymized with Sphingonotus. A new grasshopper species from Fuerteventura, Sphingonotus fuerteventurae sp. nov., is described and compared with the Canarian Sphingonotini and some closely related West-Mediterranean species. Some… 

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