Rediscovery of Gyabus Özdikmen, (Orthoptera: Eumastacidae) with redescription of Gyabus fusiformis Bey- Bienko, Ladakh, India

Abstract :

Gyabus fusiformis, an endemic species from Ladakh, India has been rediscovered from the three different areas of Ladakh region after 70 years. It was first discovered by Bey-Beinko (1949) known by the name of Pachymastax fusiformis; later on the genus name was changed to Gyabus by Ozdikmen (2008). A detailed description of morphological and genitalic characters of the species and photographs are provided in this paper.

Keyword :

Gomphomastacinae, Endemic species, Ladakh, India

Author(s) : Ali, M., Usmani, M. K., Naz, H.
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Published Issue : 2021 Vol. 16 Number 2

2021 Vol. 16 Number 2