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Types. Holotype, male, NMNS—6519-001. Paratypes: 4 males and 4 females, NMNS 6519-002?06519-009; 2 males and 2 females, AM P.84807); 2 males and 2 females, ASIZCR 000230. Type locality. Guan-du, Taipei County, Taiwan. Habitat. Marsh-hopper living in salt marshes and under fallen leaves and grass in humid places such as banks of streamlets and paddy fields. According to Cheng et al. 2011 the salt marsh in Guan-du, Taiwan is dominated by Phragmites communis (L.) Trin. and Brachiaria mutica (Forsk) Stapf., with irregular flooding after raining. Platorchestia paludosus was found under leaflitter of Brachiaria mutica (Forsk) on the water front of estuarine marshes.
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