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Svistella chekjawaTan & Robillard, 2012

Adult Male (ZRC.ORT.1007). This image was contributed by Mingkai Tan as part of his undergraduate final year project in NUS.

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Identified By: MK Tan

Basic Information

Arthropoda: Insecta: Orthoptera: Gryllidae: Trigonidiinae
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Identifying Features:
Head and pronotum blue green in males, brown in females. Face with pi-shaped dark marking, a small transverse dark band with dark spot on the sides above pi-shaped marking. Tegmen generally dark brown, basal and apical areas infumate white. Hind tibia longer than hind femur.
This species is described from Singapore, and is restricted to mangrove habitats (Tan, 2013).