Ammopelmatus

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Ammopelmatus is a genus of insects in the family Stenopelmatidae, one of two genera of large, flightless insects referred to commonly as Jerusalem crickets (or "potato bugs"). They are native to western North America and parts of northwestern Mexico.

Classification

There are 20 species recognized as valid in the genus Ammopelmatus, as presently recognized; 17 of these species were formerly placed in the genus Stenopelmatus.[1] The family Stenopelmatidae contains several Old World genera, but only the genera in the subfamily Stenopelmatinae (all New World) are referred to as Jerusalem crickets.

Species

References

  1. ^ D.B. Weissman, A.G. Vandergast, H. Song, S. Shin, D.D. McKenna, N. Ueshima (2021) Generic relationships of New World Jerusalem crickets (Orthoptera: Stenopelmatoidea: Stenopelmatinae), including all known species of Stenopelmatus. ZooTaxa 4917. DOI:10.11646/zootaxa.4917.1.1
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Ammopelmatus: Brief Summary

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Ammopelmatus is a genus of insects in the family Stenopelmatidae, one of two genera of large, flightless insects referred to commonly as Jerusalem crickets (or "potato bugs"). They are native to western North America and parts of northwestern Mexico.

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