Scelymena crocodilum, Saussure, 1861 b: 481 - 483

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 : 207-208

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

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scientific name

Scelymena crocodilum
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crocodilum Saussure, 1861b: 481-483   [ Scelymena   ].

Ile de Ceylan, Kaduganawa, 1000ft. (leg. Humbert). Numerous Ƌ and ♀ captured in copula   .

Six Ƌ and three ♀ syntypes. A Ƌ with labels: “ CEYLON HUMB” [printed on a strip of white paper]; “Gavialidium crocodilus Sauss.” [handwritten on yellow paper]; “14. Gavalidium crocodilus, Boliv. del.” [handwritten on white paper]; “ Syntypus ” [printed on red paper]. Specimen set with wings folded; the right middle and hind legs are lost. A Ƌ with labels: “ CEYLON HUMB” [printed on a strip of white paper]; “Gavialidium crocodilus Sauss.” [handwritten on yellow paper]; “ Syntypus ” [printed on red paper]. Specimen set with wings folded; the antennae are missing. A Ƌ with labels: “286” [handwritten on bluish paper]; “ CEYLON HUMB” [printed on a strip of white paper]; “Gavialidium crocodilus Sauss.” [handwritten on yellow paper]; “ Sc. crocodilum Sauss.   , Ceylan, M. Humbert ” [handwritten on white paper]; “ Syntypus ” [printed on red paper]. Specimen set with hind wings roughly spread; the left antenna, the tibia and tarsi of the left middle leg, the tarsi of the right middle leg and the right hind leg are lost. A Ƌ with labels: “Kadunganawa, Ceylon, Vge Humbert” [handwritten on white paper]; “Gavialidium crocodilus Sauss.” [handwritten on yellow paper]; “ Syntypus ” [printed on red paper]. Specimen set with wings folded; the left antenna, the right front leg, the tarsi of the left middle leg and both of the hind legs are missing. A Ƌ mounted above a ♀ on one pin with labels: “286” [handwritten on bluish paper]; “ CEYLON HUMB” [printed on a strip of white paper]; “Gavialidium crocodilus Sauss.” [handwritten on yellow paper]; “ Syntypus ” [printed on red paper]. The Ƌ set with wings folded; the antennae, the claw of the left front leg and the right middle leg are missing. The right hind leg is detached and glued to a card secured on the original pin. The ♀ set with wings folded; the right antenna, the tibia and tarsi of the right middle leg and the right hind leg are lost. A Ƌ mounted above a ♀ on one pin with labels: “286” [handwritten on bluish paper]; “Gavialidium crocodilus Sauss.” [handwritten on yellow paper]; “ Syntypus ” [printed on red paper]. The Ƌ set with wings folded; the antennae, the tibia and tarsi of the right middle leg and both of the hind legs are lost. The ♀ set with wings folded; both antennae, the tibia and tarsi of the left hind leg and the right hind leg are lost. The femur of the left hind leg appears to have been reattached with glue. A ♀ with labels: “286” [handwritten on bluish paper]; “ CEYLON HUMB” [printed on a strip of white paper]; “Gavialidium crocodilus Sauss.” [handwritten on yellow paper]; “ Syntypus ” [printed on red paper]. Specimen set with wings folded; the left antenna is missing. Box Q2   .

Gavialidium crocodilum (Saussure, 1861)   .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Orthoptera

Family

Tetrigidae

Genus

Scelymena

Loc

Scelymena crocodilum

Hollier, John 2013
2013
Loc

crocodilum

SAUSSURE, H. DE 1861: 483
1861