Australian Crickets (Orthoptera: Gryllidae)
Academy of Natural Sciences, 2007 - 477 pages
This work began with 12 months of field work in Australia between June 1968 & June 1969. During approx. 46,000 miles of travel the authors obtained data at 905 different localities, & visited all of the major Australian collections. Material in the European museums was examined on the return trip to the U.S. & many types were borrowed later. The National Insect Collection at Canberra subsequently sent their entire collection of crickets for further study & the Univ. of Queensland sent a major part of their collection. This work includes 492 species of which 376 are new. These species are arranged in 85 genera of which 41 are new. Fourteen previously published names are synonymized & 17 names are treated as ¿nomina dubia.¿ Illustrations.
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abdomen apical Australia band basitarsus Body color Body length central cerci chirps Chopard collected Common Creek crickets dark band dark brown darker disk distal distinct divided dorsal Dorsum eyes Face Females femora femur III femur III length field File forest front FW length FW's Genitalia genus ground Group HABITAT half Harp head Holotype ở ANC inner known lateral lateral lobes Legs less light long as femur long as pronotum Male genitalia Males markings measurements median mirror narrow northern outer Ovipositor pale palpi pronotal pulse RANGE RECOGNITION reddish River segment short side similar singing slightly SONG SOUTH species SPECIMENS stripes Table teeth tergite Tibia III trees trill tympana Type locality Upton usually veins wide width wings yellowish