Coptotettix conspersus Hancock, 1915, Hancock, 1915

Storozhenko, Sergey Yu. & Dawwrueng, Pattarawich, 2015, New and little-known pygmy grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Tetrigidae) from Thailand, Zootaxa 4052 (5), pp. 527-554: 528

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Coptotettix conspersus Hancock, 1915


Coptotettix conspersus Hancock, 1915 Orthoptera 69806

Material examined. Thailand: Mae Hong Son Province, Pai, env. of Mae Yen vill, 560 m, forest river, 15–24 December 2012, 2 males, 1 female (macropronotal morph) and 1 male, 1 female (brachypronotal morph), coll. K. Tomkovich ( ZISP).

Distribution. Pakistan, India   , Sri Lanka, Nepal, Myanmar (Shishodia, 1991; Ingrisch, 2001). This species is new to Thailand.

Notes. This species is dimorphic in the shape of the pronotum and the hind wings, i.e. both brachypronotal and macropronotal morphs inhabit the same locality.


Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences