Characterization of the complete mitochondrial genome of the Yunnan endemic grasshopper Longchuanacris curvifurculus (Insecta: Orthoptera: Catantopidae)

@article{Hu2018CharacterizationOT,
  title={Characterization of the complete mitochondrial genome of the Yunnan endemic grasshopper Longchuanacris curvifurculus (Insecta: Orthoptera: Catantopidae)},
  author={Zhoujian Hu and Yunjong Han and Delong Guan and BEN-YONG Mao},
  journal={Mitochondrial DNA. Part B, Resources},
  year={2018},
  volume={3},
  pages={670 - 671}
}
Abstract Longchuanacris curvifurculus (L. curvifurculus) was once a dominating grasshopper in the Yunnan province (People’s Republic of China) that occupy important ecological niche. However, its population has severely declined because of the deterioration of ecological environment. Identifying the species and source of L. curvifurculus is important for biodiversity conservation and ecological/environmental preservation. In the study, the complete mitochondrial genome of L. curvifurculus was… 
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