Paratettix obesus Bolívar, 1887,

Storozhenko, Sergey Yu. & Dawwrueng, Pattarawich, 2015, New and little-known pygmy grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Tetrigidae) from Thailand, Zootaxa 4052 (5), pp. 527-554: 530

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Paratettix obesus Bolívar, 1887


Paratettix obesus Bolívar, 1887 Orthoptera 69431

Material examined. Thailand: Phetchaburi Province, 50 km SW of Phetchaburi City, environs of main office of National park Khaeng Krachan, near reservoir, 30 July – 1 August 1996, 1 female, coll. A. Gorochov ( ZISP).

Distribution. India  , Nepal, China, Myanmar, Indonesia (Brunner von Wattenwyl, 1893; Ingrisch, 2001; Zheng, 2005; Tumbrinck, 2015). This species is recorded for the first time from Thailand.

Notes. Paratettix hirsutus Brunner  von Wattenwyl, 1893 is recently synonymized under P. ob e s u s Bolívar, 1887 ( Tumbrinck, 2015).


Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences