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Singapuriola separataGorochov & Tan, 2012

Adult Male (ZRC.ORT.1062). This image was contributed by Mingkai Tan as part of his undergraduate final year project in NUS.

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Basic Information

Arthropoda: Insecta: Orthoptera: Gryllidae: Pteroplistinae
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Identifying Features:
Body pubscent. Tegmen reaching abdominal apex; mirror in male tegmen divided by two cross veins; with three diagonal. Cercus very long, surpassing hind legs.
This is a monotypic species described from Singapore. Males hide among curled up dead leaves or hollow branches and call out for females.
The genus name is named after Singapore.