Capnogryllacris (Capnogryllacris) khmerica Gorochov, 2003

Gorochov, Andrej V., Dawwrueng, Pattarawich & Artchawakom, Taksin, 2015, Study of Gryllacridinae (Orthoptera: Stenopelmatidae) from Thailand and adjacent countries: the genera Ultragryllacris gen. nov. and Capnogryllacris, Zootaxa 4021 (4), pp. 565-577 : 570

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Capnogryllacris (Capnogryllacris) khmerica Gorochov, 2003


Capnogryllacris (Capnogryllacris) khmerica Gorochov, 2003

( Figs 17 View FIGURES 16 – 20 , 39, 51)

Material studied. Cambodia: 1 male (holotype), Campot Prov., environs of Sihanoukville [Kampong Som] Town, remnants of disturbed primary forest, on leaf of small tree at night, 14–21.II.1998, A. Gorochov ( ZIN); 1 male, 2 females, same locality but 22–26.VIII.2003, A. Gorochov, L. Anisyutkin ( ZIN); 2 females, southern part of Elefan Mts, Bokor National Park, Phnom-Bokor Mt, 700–1000 m, disturbed primary forest, at light, 18-22.IX.2003, A. Gorochov, M. Berezin ( ZIN).

Description. Female (nov.). General appearance very similar to that of male: head black with whitish ocelli (shape of ocelli approximately as in C. thaica ), yellowish grey stripe along posterior edge of each gena, lightish narrow stripes on lower part of clypeus (along its folds) and on apical part of labrum, brown to light brown most part of antennal flagellum, and slightly lighter most part of maxillae and of labium; pronotum yellowish with borders, a pair of distinct spots along anterior edge of disc (fused with each other) and wide transverse band along posterior edge (from posterior parts of lateral lobes to posterior part of disc) black; shape and colouration of wings practically as in Fig. 17 View FIGURES 16 – 20 ; legs yellowish with dark brown apical part of femora and most part of tibiae (but distal tibial area and spines of fore and middle tibiae almost light brown, and ventral denticles on hind femur blackish); rest part of body (excepting ovipositor) yellowish with dark marks on coxae and pleurites. Genital plate almost triangular but with rather deeply notched apex having a pair of clearly angular and elongate lobules around this notch, and with moderately small median copulatory opening on proximal part of this plate (genital plate light with darkish lateral borders, but copulatory opening located in brown median spot; Fig. 51 View FIGURES 40 – 51 ); ovipositor straight, somewhat similar in shape to that of U. pulchra , dark brown with yellowish small ventroproximal area and brown distal part.

Male. Colouration and structure of body ( Fig. 17 View FIGURES 16 – 20 ) according to those published in original description of this species ( Gorochov, 2003), with some insignificant variations in size only.

Measurements (in mm). Length of body: male 22–29, female 25–31; body with wings: male 46–52, female 44-51; pronotum: male 6–6.7, female 6.3–6.9; tegmen: male 36–41, female 35–39; hind femur: male 17–19, female 16.5–20; ovipositor 17.5–19.


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