Gryllotalpa Latreille, 1802

Cadena-Castañeda, Oscar J., 2015, The phallic structures in Gryllotalpidae (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpoidea), and its generic implications, Zootaxa 3981 (2), pp. 264-274 : 268-269

publication ID

https://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3981.2.7

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:3AF4BEB4-11AC-4014-A629-54D41BC0AD88

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6103482

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scientific name

Gryllotalpa Latreille, 1802
status

 

Gryllotalpa Latreille, 1802

(figs. 15–16)

Epiphallus: Transversal sclerites “T” o “L” shaped, pedunculate and connected to the base of the basal sclerite of median prolongation. Apical sclerite (amp) with diverse forms that enable species identification; disto-ventral margin cleft or not.

Ectophallus: Made of two parameres, which can have either a truncated, forked or lengthened apex; basal plate triangular or ovoid.

Specimens examined: G. hirsuta Burmeister, 1838 ; G. africana Palisot de Beauvois, 1805; G. fulvipes Saussure, 1877 ; G. minuta Burmeister, 1838 ; G. gryllotalpa ( Linnaeus, 1758) ; G. orientalis Burmeister, 1838 .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Orthoptera

Family

Lathiceridae