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A New Species of the Genus Lemba Huang, 1983 (Orthoptera: Acrididae: Oxyinae) from the State of Meghalaya, North-East India


  • Section of Entomology, Department of Zoology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 202 002, Uttar Pradesh, India


Anew species, Lemba elongata sp. nov. of the subfamily Oxyinae from Meghalaya, a north-eastern state of India, has been reported for the first time. The species was observed on Cynodon grass. In addition to conventional morphological characters, genitalic structures are also studied.


Acrididae, Oxyinae, Lemba, New Species, Meghalaya.

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