New species identified from decades old museum recording

The species was identified as previously unknown to science and described as Horatosphaga raggei Heller & Baker, 2017, named after David Ragge for his work on African Acrometopini and for establishing bioacoustic research at the Natural History Museum.

From an old sound recording to a new species in the genus Horatosphaga (Orthoptera: Tettigonioidea: Phaneropterinae: Acrometopini)

🦗.fm by Ed Baker