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Photo: Roy Kleukers

Poecilimon intermedius new to Austria

Roy Kleukers - 25 March 2011
Poecilimon intermedius, female. Photo Alexander Panrok.

On June 22, 2008 a female of Poecilimon intermedius was discovered near Götzendorf in Niederösterreich. This is the first record for this species in Austria. The nearest localities are situated in Czechia and Slovakia. Later many females of this parthenogenetic species were found on the same locality.

 

 

Source: Panrok, A. 2010. Erstnachweis der Mittleren Buntschrecke Poecilimon intermedius (Fieber, 1853) (Orthoptera, Ensifera) in Österreich. Beiträge zur Entomofaunistik 11: 89-92.