Tetrigid pygmy grasshopper and their associations with altitude and habitats in Mt. Trus Madi, Sabah, Borneo (insecta: orthoptera)

Azrie Alliamat, and Ito Gen, and Maryati Mohamed, (2005) Tetrigid pygmy grasshopper and their associations with altitude and habitats in Mt. Trus Madi, Sabah, Borneo (insecta: orthoptera). Journal of Tropical Biology & Conservation (JTBC), 1 . pp. 21-25. ISSN 1832-3902

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Abstract

The present study recorded 15 species of tetrigid pygmy grasshoppers collected in Mt. Trus Madi from 30 Oct. to 6 Nov. 2001. According to altitude and habitat type, species compositions are listed as follows: (A) 1,500- 1700m above sea level, the lower part of craggy bluffs: Paraphyllum antennatum Hancock and Synalibas sp.; (B) 1,500m a.s.l., grassland of forest edge: Coptotettix rotundatus Hancock, Euparatettix sp., Pseudoparatettix sp., Bolivaritettix sp. and Hyboella sp.; (C) 1,500m a.s.l., trunks of fallen trees on the forest floor: Potua coronata Bolivar, Metamazarredia borneensis Gtinther, Bolotettix sp. 1, sp. 2 and Amorphopus (?) sp.; CD) 1,200m a.s.1., mudstone open land nearby forest edge: Gen. sp.; (E) 800- 1,000m a.s.1., trunks of fallen trees by the sides of small stream: Discotettix belzebth (Serville) and Falconius sp. In addition, ecological notes on another orthopteran species, Gymnogryllus borneensis Ichikawa (Gryllidae), are also provided.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Distribution, biogeography, Scelimeninae
Subjects:Q Science > QL Zoology
Divisions:SCHOOL > Institute for Tropical Biology and Conservation
ID Code:15639
Deposited By:Munira M
Deposited On:13 Feb 2017 12:35
Last Modified:13 Feb 2017 12:35

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