Gryllotalpa microptera Chopard, 1939

Simeu-Noutchom, Alain, Kekeunou, Sevilor, Wandji, Alain Christel, Nzike, Marcelle Mbad- Joun, Ngoute, Charly Oumarou, Messi, Nadege Brigitte Mbezele & Tamesse, Joseph Leb- El, 2020, Gryllotalpa weisei Simeu-Noutchom & Kekeunou sp. nov. and the first record of Gryllotalpa microptera (Chopard 1939) (Orthoptera, Gryllotalpidae) from Cameroon with redescription of the species, Zootaxa 4763 (1), pp. 61-72: 69

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Gryllotalpa microptera Chopard, 1939


Gryllotalpa microptera Chopard, 1939  

( Table 1), ( Figs. 4 View FIGURE 4 G–N)

All adults were collected between March 2016 and March 2018, Cameroon, West Region, Bangoulap, Bafoussam, Babeté, in forest, cocoa agro forest, field crops, fallow.

Diagnoses. Fore wings not reaching the fifth abdominal segment, an average of 6.22±0.52 (5.13–7) mm in the male ( Fig. 4G View FIGURE 4 ) and 6.34±0.5 (4.78–7.04) mm in the female; hind wing length about 6,39±0,75 (5,00–8, 00); male stridulatory file with an average of 60.14±10.41 (44–91) teeth, fairly spaced, averaging 42.52±3.93 (37–50) per millimeter ( Fig. 4K View FIGURE 4 ); female stridulatory file carrying on average 22±3 teeth ( Fig. 4J View FIGURE 4 ), anal end of fore wings rounded, internal process of ectophallus quite long ( Fig. 4L View FIGURE 4 ).