A new species of genus Oxytauchira from India (Orthoptera: Acrididae)
Kumar Hirdesh, Chandra Kailash, Saini Jagdish
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 58(2): 495-498, 2018
Published online: 14th November 2018
Published in print: 31st December 2018
Abstract: 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 previously known species by the
presence of a comparatively very short tegmen and a truncated male cercus.
A key to species of the genus Oxytauchira globally is also provided.
Key words: Orthoptera, Acrididae, Oxyinae, new species, taxonomy, Arunachal Pradesh, Himalaya, India