Morphological observations on a gynandromorph of Anacridium aegyptium (Linnaeus, 1764) (Orthoptera Acridiidae).

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Abstract

This paper describes and illustrates a gynandromorph of Anacridium aegyptium (Linnaeus, 1764) (Orthoptera Acridiidae). Its morphological features are compared with normal male and female features in this species. Biometric data are also provided. This is the first case of gynandromorphism reported in A. aegyptium. The specimen was collected in the field near Imperia (northern Italy).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)827-832
Number of pages6
JournalBIODIVERSITY JOURNAL
Volume8
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Keywords

  • Biometry
  • Caelifera
  • Catantopinae
  • Italy
  • gynandromorphism

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