›› 2009, Vol. 52 ›› Issue (3): 296-300.

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Taxonomic review of the genus Xistra Bolivar (Orthoptera: Metrodoridae) from China with description of a new species


  • Online:2009-04-14 Published:2009-03-20

Abstract: The paper deals with 6 species of the genus Xistra Bolivar from China, including one new species from Ya′an, Sichuan, Xistra yaanensis sp. nov. A key to all species of the genus is provided. Type specimens of new species are kept in the Institute of Zoology, Shaanxi Normal University.

Key words: Orthoptera, Metrodoridae, Xistra, taxonomic, new species, China