Loxoblemmus Saussure, 1877

Mal, Jhabar, Nagar, Rajendra & Swaminathan, R., 2015, Morphological characterization of some representative species of the genus Loxoblemmus (Orthoptera: Gryllidae; Gryllinae; Gryllini) from India, Zootaxa 3955 (3), pp. 329-339 : 332-333

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Loxoblemmus Saussure, 1877


Loxoblemmus Saussure, 1877 . Mem. Soc. Geneve, 25, 249.

Type. Loxoblemmus equestris Saussure.

Distribution range. Southern Asia, Philippines, Japan, Queensland, Madagascar, Tropical Africa.

General shape rather slender; head usually small; vertex short, almost horizontal, forming between the antennae a truncated or more or less angular rostrum. Face of the males flattened, strongly oblique; in the females, it is only weakly flattened; anterior ocellus situated on the inferior face of the frontal rostrum. The head of the male is always strongly flattened in front and the females are perfectly distinct from Gryllus .

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