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Ornebius albipalpusIngrisch, 2006

Adult Male. 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: Mogoplistidae: Mogoplistinae (Mogoplistini)
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Identifying Features:
Tegmen in males highly modified as stridulatory apparatus. Differ from other species by frons black (compared to rest of head); tegmen orange with black band along hind margin.
This species is described from Singapore, and is thus far only known from Singapore.

Mogoplistidae (Scale-crickets)