Orthoptera fauna of Sălaj county, Romania

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Article Title: Orthoptera fauna of Sălaj county, Romania
Authors: Puskás G.
Affiliation: Department of Zoology, Hungarian Natural History Museum, Budapest
Abstract: Orthoptera fauna of Sălaj County, NW Romania is reviewed based on new and literature data. 63 species were collected during field investigations in 2014-2015, thus the known Orthoptera species in the region are 74 (30 Acridoidea, 3 Tetrigoidea, 1 Tridactyloidea, 7 Grylloidea, 33 Tettigonioidea). 9 species are recorded in the county for the first time (Chorthippus mollis, Ch. montanus, Ch. vagans, Euchorthippus pulvinatus, Stenobothrus stigmaticus, Tetrix tuerki, Isophya kraussii, Metrioptera brachyptera, Pholidoptera frivaldszkyi). Isophya kraussii kraussii is a new subspecies for the fauna of Romania. Correct original spelling of the name of Ph. frivaldszkyi (Herman, 1871) is fixed.
Keywords: Orthoptera, Sălaj County, Isophya kraussii, Pholidoptera frivaldszkyi, faunistics.
*Correspondence: Gellért Puskás, Hungarian Natural History Museum, H-1088 Budapest, Baross u. 13, Hungary, email: saksup@nhmus.hu