Morphometry, Behavior, and Ecology of the Jerusalem Cricket, Stenopelmatus talpa

  title={Morphometry, Behavior, and Ecology of the Jerusalem Cricket, Stenopelmatus talpa},
  author={Dinorah A. S{\'a}nchez-Xolalpa and H. Alvarez and Josu{\'e} De la Torre-Anz{\'u}res and D. Jim{\'e}nez-Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={Southwestern Entomologist},
  pages={745 - 752}
  • Dinorah A. Sánchez-Xolalpa, H. Alvarez, +1 author D. Jiménez-García
  • Published 2017
  • Biology
  • Southwestern Entomologist
  • Abstract. The biology of Jerusalem crickets, genus Stenopelmatus Burmeister 1838 (Orthoptera: Stenopelmatidae), is not well known. Recent accounts suggested that Jerusalem crickets had sexual dimorphism and adult females were cannibalistic. The aim of this study was to determine whether there was sexual dimorphism and cannibalism, as shown by North American species of Stenopelmatus, in the endemic Mexican Jerusalem cricket Stenopelmatus talpa Burmeister 1838. Behavioral traits and… CONTINUE READING


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