Melanogryllacris Karny, 1937

Ingrisch, Sigfrid, 2018, New taxa and records of Gryllacrididae (Orthoptera, Stenopelmatoidea) from South East Asia and New Guinea with a key to the genera, Zootaxa 4510 (1), pp. 1-278 : 215

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Melanogryllacris Karny, 1937


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Type species: Gryllacris atrata Walker, F., 1869 (= Melanogryllacris atrata atrata )

Diagnosis. The genus is characterized by the dark, mostly black coloration. Tegmina have a black to dark brown surface with lighter veins. A unique morphological character is the short and somewhat down-curved female ovipositor with obtuse tip.

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