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).

<==Apotropina R96
    |--Apotropis vittata R96
    |--Burcatelia R96
    |--Epallia R96
    |--Azelota R96
    |--Perunga ochracea R96
    |--Schayera R96
    |--Fipurga crassa R96
    |--Percassa rugifrons R96
    |--Goniaeoidea modesta R96, K90
    `--Clepsydria histrio R96

*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.

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

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