Zonocerus elegans

Hollier, John, 2013, An annotated list of the Orthoptera (Insecta) species described by Henri de Saussure, with an account of the primary type material housed in the Muséum d’histoire naturelle de Genève, Part 4: The Acridomorpha excluding the superfamily Acridoidea, Revue suisse de Zoologie 120 (2), pp. 203-219 : 208-209

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5828675

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scientific name

Zonocerus elegans
status

 

elegans   brevipennis Saussure, 1899: 643   [ Zonocerus   ].

Africa meridionalis, Gallaland. Unspecified.

Lectotype ♀ (designated by Kevan, 1977: 220) with labels: “Gallaland” [handwritten on pink card]; “ Zonocerus elegans Thunb.   ” [handwritten on pink paper]; “LECTO-TYPE” [printed on white card disk with purple border]; “ LECTOTYPE selected, Det. D.K.McE. Kevan, 1971, SYNTYPE of Zonocerus elegans var. brevipennis, Saussure 1899   . Det. D.K. McE. Kevan, 1971” [handwritten on white card with “ Det. D.K. McE. Kevan, 19” printed twice]. Specimen lacks two tarsal segments of the left front leg and the left hind leg. There is also a ♀ paralectotype with the same data. Box X 9   .

A junior synonym of Zonocerus elegans   elegans (Thunberg, 1815)   .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Orthoptera

Family

Pyrgomorphidae

Genus

Zonocerus

Loc

Zonocerus elegans

Hollier, John 2013
2013
Loc

elegans

SAUSSURE, H. DE 1899: 643
1899