A new species of genus Oxytauchira from India (Orthoptera: Acrididae)
- BiologyActa Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae
A new species, Oxytauchira truncata Kumar & Chandra sp. nov. is described from Indian Himalaya. The new species is the second species of Oxytauchira Ramme, 1941 from India. It differs from…
New species and interesting records of Acrididae (Orthoptera) from Northeast India
- Environmental Science, Biology
A small but quite interesting collection of specimens found in northeast India by research projects of the Zoological Survey of India during the last decades, suggesting that they represent new taxa.
DNA barcoding of selected short-horned grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Acrididae) from Indian Himalayan region
- BiologyMitochondrial DNA. Part B, Resources
The collection of multiple specimens from different geographical locations and the generation of more DNA barcode data would facilitate the actual diversity of this insect group and elucidates the allopatric speciation and presence of possible cryptic diversity of Oxya japonica within India, China, and Russia.
An annotated catalogue of the types of short-horned grasshoppers (Orthoptera, Caelifera) housed in the Zoological Museum Hamburg (ZMH)
An updated type catalogue of the short-horned grasshoppers (Caelifera) housed in the Zoological Museum of Hamburg (ZMH), now part of the Center for Natural History Hamburg (CeNak).
Taxonomic Study of the Genus Apalacris Walker (Orthoptera: Catantopidae)
- BiologyNeotropical Entomology
One new species is described, very closely related to Apalacris antennata Liang, but differs in the following characters: tegmen longer, reaching apex of hind femur; basal part of inner side of hind Femur orange red; and epiphallus bridge prominent, ancora shorter than anterior projection.
Repatriation of knowledge about insects and types through the DORSA virtual museum (Digital Orthoptera Specimen Access).
DORSA (Digital Orthoptera Specimen Access) ist ein virtuelles Museum, das Informationen uber Typus-Exemplare von Orthopteren und andere Belege, welche uber die wichtigsten deutschen…
Preprint of meeting report of GTI regional meeting, SE Asia, Kuala Lumpur, 2002. The full specific citation will be published on www.dorsa.de - references Biodiversity Informatics in Germany: ongoing projects and their possible contribution to the Global Taxonomy Initiative (GTI)
- Environmental Science
s Several major biodiversity informatics projects in Germany can be considered as important modules for building up the national Global Taxonomy Initiative. Examples are the Entomological Data…
A revision of the Pseudomorphacridini (Orthoptera : Acridoidea : Pyrgomorphidae)
Abstract The tribe Pseudomorphacridini includes but a single genus, Pseudomorphacris Carl, from S.E. Asia. This was previously regarded as comprising a single species with two subspecies. Three…
The Pyrgomorphidae (Orthoptera: Acridoidea): Their Systematics, Tribal Divisions and Distribution
The Pyrgomorphidae represent a distinctive family of acridoid Orthoptera comprising 127 genera and over 400 species and on the basis of external morphology and phallic structures it has been found possible to divide the family into tribes.