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16 October 2018 New species of Dolichopoda Bolívar, 1880 (Orthoptera, Rhaphidophoridae) from the Aegean Islands of Andros, Paros and Kinaros (Greece)
Claudio Di Russo, Mauro Rampini, Claudio Chimenti, Sotiris Alexiou
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In this paper two new species of Dolichopoda Bolívar, 1880 from the Cyclades islands of Andros and Paros and one from the Dodecanissos island of Kinaros, are described, increasing the total number of Greek species to 32. The new species from Paros (D. kikladica Di Russo & Rampini, n. sp.) and Kinaros (D. margiolis Di Russo & Rampini, n. sp.) show strong similarities with D. naxia Boudou-Saltet, 1972 from Naxos forming an homogenous group limited to the central Aegean islands. On the other hand the species D. christos-nifoni Di Russo & Rampini, n. sp. from Andros shows a combination of morphological characters that partly resemble characters found in Evvian Dolichopoda, and partly in species from the Cyclades. Relationships among these three new taxa and the other adjacent Dolichopoda species are discussed on the basis of the paleogeological and paleoclimatic events that shaped the present geography of the Aegean area.

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Claudio Di Russo, Mauro Rampini, Claudio Chimenti, and Sotiris Alexiou "New species of Dolichopoda Bolívar, 1880 (Orthoptera, Rhaphidophoridae) from the Aegean Islands of Andros, Paros and Kinaros (Greece)," Zoosystema 40(sp1), 469-479, (16 October 2018). https://doi.org/10.5252/zoosystema2018v40a20
Received: 20 November 2017; Accepted: 8 May 2018; Published: 16 October 2018
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Aegean Sea
biogeography
Cyclades
Dodecanese
new species
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