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Transylvanian Plump Grasshopper
Podismopis transsylvanica

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Ionut Iorgu

Four new species to Moldova

Roy Kleukers - 23 May 2014
Isophya kraussi moldavica. Photo Ionut Iorgu.
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An extensive study of the Orthoptera fauna of surroundings the Prut River, forming the border between Romania and the Republic of Moldova. It proves to be a very grasshopper rich area, with many rare and even endemic taxa. No less than four taxa are recorded for the first time for the Republic of Moldova: Barbitistes constrictus, Poecilimon fussii, Metrioptera roeselii fedtschenkoi and Pholidoptera frivaldskyi .


Source: Iorgu, I.S., E.I. Iorgu & N. Stahi 2013. The Orthoptera (Insecta) from Middle and Lower Prut River Basin. Travaux du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle “Grigore Antipa” 56 (2): 157-171.

http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/travmu.2013.56.issue-2/travmu-2013-0012…;