A NEW SPECIES OF ORTHOPTERA, FORMING A NEW GENUS AND FAMILY

E. M. WALKER
1914 Canadian Entomologist  
While collecting on Sulphur Mountain, Banff, Alberta, on June 29th, 1913, Mr. T. B. Kurata and the writer captured two specimens of a peculiar wingless thysanuriform insect, which a t once struck me as very remarkable on account of their possessi~lg an ovipositor like that of the Tettigonidz (Locustidz). The two specimens, both females, are of about the same size, and, judging by the size and appearance of the ovipositor, are probably mature. They were found running about like centipedes under
more » ... e centipedes under the stones of a talus-slope a t an altitude of about 6500 feet. Considerable search was made for more specimens, but without success.
doi:10.4039/ent4693-3 fatcat:4tc3usea3ra7ti6phg6fdkrc6q