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FIRST RECORD OF THE GENUS ACRIDURUS PEREZ, DOMINICI, HIERRO AND OTTE, 1995 FROM CUBA, WITH DESCRIPTION OF A NEW SPECIES (ORTHOPTERA: ACRIDIDAE: OMMATOLAMPIDINAE)

Sheyla Yong

Abstract


The genus Acridurus Perez, Dominici, Hierro & Otte, 1995 is herein recorded for the first time from Cuba, based on a new species. Acridurus baracoae n. sp. is described on the basis of four specimens from three separate localities enclaved in the northeastern mountains of the main island (Holguín and Guantánamo Provinces). The description herein presented is supported by a thorough illustrative complement, which includes a precise map and color photographs of habitus, main morphological diagnostic characters and habitat.


Keywords


Acrididae; Acridurus; first record; new species; Greater Antilles; Cuba.

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