Isophya dobrogensis

Another unique, protected species specific to Romania is a sort of locust, grig. Isophya dobrogensis is endemic and can be found only on Popina Island, Razelm-Sinoe Lagoon Complex, Dobruja, Southeastern Romania. The island spans 98 hectares and it is a protected reserve.


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Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia - animals
Phylum: Arthropoda - Arthropods
Class: Insecta - Insects
Order: Orthoptera
Family: Tettigonioidea
Genus: Isophya
Specific name: dobrogensis - Kis 1994
Scientific name: - Isophya dobrogensis Kis 1994

The species was described in 1960 by Kis Béla (1924-2003).

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