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Species Ellipes monticolus - Canyon Pygmy Mole Cricket

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Orthoptera (Grasshoppers, Crickets, Katydids)
Suborder Caelifera (Grasshoppers)
Family Tridactylidae (Pygmy Mole 'Crickets')
Genus Ellipes
Species monticolus (Canyon Pygmy Mole Cricket)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ellipes monticolus Günther, 1977
Range
Apparently restricted to mountainous areas of the sw. US; known from Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas
Habitat
In se. AZ, found in patches of sandy shoreline along creeks in mountain canyons
Remarks
Type locality: Northern America, Southwestern U.S.A., Utah, Arches National Monument, north Moab.
Print References
Günther, K. K. (1977). Revision of the genus Ellipes Scudder, 1902 (Saltatoria, Tridactylidae). German Entomological Journal, 24 (1-3), 47-122.
Woo, B. (2020) First natural history observations of the canyon pygmy mole cricket, Ellipes monticolus (Orthoptera: Tridactylidae). Journal of Orthoptera Research 29(1): 1-7. (Link)
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