Goniaeoidea modesta, copyright Mr Smiley.

Belongs within: Catantopinae.

The Apotropina are a group of grasshoppers possessing a relatively stout hind femur, an auditory tympanum and a furcula on the male supra-anal plate (Rentz 1996).

    |--Apotropis vittataR96
    |--Perunga ochraceaR96
    |--Fipurga crassaR96
    |--Percassa rugifronsR96
    |    |--G. modestaK90
    |    `--G. rufotestaceaMC13
    `--Clepsydria histrioR96

*Type species of generic name indicated


[K90] Key, K. H. L. 1990. Host relations and distribution of species of Caeculisoma (Acarina: Erythraeidae) parasitising grasshoppers in Australia, with supplementary information for the genus Trombella (Trombellidae). Australian Journal of Zoology 38: 11–18.

[MC13] Majer, J. D., S. K. Callan, K. Edwards, N. R. Gunawardene & C. K. Taylor. 2013. Baseline survey of the terrestrial invertebrate fauna of Barrow Island. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 83: 13–112.

[R96] Rentz, D. 1996. Grasshopper Country: The abundant orthopteroid insects of Australia. University of New South Wales Press: Sydney.

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