Cytological and morphological differences between two species of the genus Tettigonia (Orthoptera, Tettigoniidae) from Korea
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Tettigonia ussuriana and T. dolichopoda maritima differ in the length of tegmina, details in venation, and in females in details of the subgenital plate. The two species of the genus Tettigonia have the same number and morphology of autosomes but a different morphology of the X chromosome: in T. ussuriana it is metacentric, whereas in T. dolichopoda maritima acrocentric. In both species, euchromatic zones and breaks of one or to chromatids during meiosis and mitosis in theXchromosome were observed. Additionally, B chromosomes were noted in most individuals of both species.
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E. Warchalowska-Sliwa, Institute of Systematics and Evolution of Animals, Polish Academy of Sciences, Slawkowska 17, 31-016 Krakow, Poland