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Red-legged grasshopper
Chorthippus binotatus

Roy Kleukers

Two new Peripodisma species from Albania

Roy Kleukers - 18 November 2015
Peripodisma ceraunii, female
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In 2015 two new species of Peripodisma have been described from Albania. This is quite remarkable, as the genus contained only one species, known from Greece (Epirus): E. tymphii. In the summer of 2014 Peripodisma llofizii was discovered in the Gjirokastër region of Albania. Peripodisma ceraunii was found in the Vlora district in southern Albania.



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