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Macromotettix sp. "2"(prelim. id. by MK. Tan)

Adult Male (ZRC.ORT.312). 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: Tetrigidae: Metrodorinae
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Identifying Features:
Eyes and vertex slightly exserted above pronotal surface. Vertex rounded or obtuse; with medial carinula distinct. Pronotum with dorsal plate conspicuously keeled; lateral lobe with posterior angle little produced out. Hind tarsus with first and third segments subequal length