Revision on genus Xizicus Gorochov (Orthoptera, Tettigoniidae, Meconematinae, Meconematini) with description of three new species form China

Zootaxa. 2014 Sep 16;3861(4):301-16. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3861.4.1.


This work presents a revision of genus Xizicus, two new subgenera are described: Xizicus (Zangxizicus) subgen. nov. and Xizicus (Haploxizicus) subgen. nov. Three new species are described, namely Xizicus (Paraxizicus) fallax sp. nov., Xizicus (Zangxizicus) tibeticus sp. nov. and Xizicus (Zangxizicus) quadrifascipes sp. nov.. Keys to subgenera and species are provided.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Animal Distribution
  • Animal Structures / anatomy & histology
  • Animal Structures / growth & development
  • Animals
  • Body Size
  • China
  • Female
  • Male
  • Organ Size
  • Orthoptera / anatomy & histology
  • Orthoptera / classification*
  • Orthoptera / growth & development