Gryllotalpa

Ma, Libin & Zhang, Yalin, 2011, Redescriptions of two incompletely described species of mole cricket genus Gryllotalpa (Grylloidea; Gryllotalpidae; Gryllotalpinae) from China with description of two new species and a key to the known Chinese species, Zootaxa 2733, pp. 41-48: 42

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.202424

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Gryllotalpa
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Key to the known species of Gryllotalpa   from China (not including two species, Gryllotalpa formosana   Shi-

raki and Gryllotalpa dentista Yang   , from Taiwan Island)

1. FWs greater than 10 mm, hind wings long, distinctly extending to the apex of hind femur............................ 2

- FWs less than 10 mm, hind wings vestigial, covered by FWs................................................... 3

2. Ventral margin on outside of fore femur with a deep notch in its distal part, hind tibiae with 0–2 dorsal spurs on internal side.............................................................................. Gryllotalpa unispina Saussure  

- Ventral margin on outside of fore femur normally formed, hind tibiae with 3–4 dorsal spurs on internal side......................................................................................... Gryllotalpa orientalis Burmeister  

3. FWs less than 6 mm ................................................................................... 4

- FWs greater than 6 mm ................................................................................. 5

4. Smaller (BL 21 mm), FWs normal, with c 1 and c 2 ................................. Gryllotalpa jinxiuensis You et Li  

- Slightly large (BL 27 mm), FWs nearly rounded when flattened, only with c 1 but c 2 ........ Gryllotalpa cycloptera   sp. nov.

5. Much smaller (BL 18 mm).................................................. Gryllotalpa breviabdominis   sp. nov.

- Median size (BL more than 20 mm)....................................................................... 6

6. Cells c 1 and c 2 of tegmen closed........................................... Gryllotalpa wudangshanensis Li et al.  

- Cells c 1 and c 2 of tegmen opened distally.................................................................. 7

7. Body brownish, tegmen slightly larger (FWL 8.3, FWW 2.8)........................... Gryllotalpa mabiana Ma et al.  

- Body dark brownish, tegmen somewhat small (FWL 7.8, FWW 2.2)..................... Gryllotalpa henana Cai et Niu