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Black-spotted Toothed Grasshopper
Stenobothrus nigromaculatus

Pavel Marhoul

Dociostaurus hispanicus and Euryparyphes terrulentus new to Portugal

Roy Kleukers - 25 September 2017
Study area
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In 2014 and 2015 the Orthoptera fauna of the Castro Verde Special Protection Area was investigated. This yielded 35 species, among which two species new to Portugal: Dociostaurus hispanicus and Euryparyphes terrulentus. Furthermore Platystolus martinezii was found for the second time, after the first record a 100 years ago.


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