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Black-spotted Toothed Grasshopper
Stenobothrus nigromaculatus

Pavel Marhoul

Phylogeny of Odontura

Roy Kleukers - 19 December 2013
Odontura stenoxypha, male. Sicily 2006.
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A new study of molecular characters of the genus Odontura showes the monophyly of the genus. Two subgenera are recognised: Odontura and Odonturella . The two Sicilian taxa proved to be completely identical, morphologically and bioacoustically. It is proposed that these should be treated as subspecies: Odontura stenoxypha stenoxypha and O. stenoxypha arcuata.

Source: Grzywacz, B., K.-G. Heller, A.W. Lehmann, E. Warchałowska-Śliwa & G.U.C. Lehmann 2013. Chromosomal diversification in the flightless Western Mediterranean bushcricket genus Odontura (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Phaneropterinae) inferred from molecular data. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 51 4