Homogryllacris artinii ( Griffini, 1913b ), 2018

Ingrisch, Sigfrid, 2018, New taxa and records of Gryllacrididae (Orthoptera, Stenopelmatoidea) from South East Asia and New Guinea with a key to the genera, Zootaxa 4510 (1), pp. 1-278 : 198-199

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https://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.4510.1.1

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Homogryllacris artinii ( Griffini, 1913b )

comb. nov.

Homogryllacris artinii ( Griffini, 1913b) View in CoL comb. nov.

Figs. 70 View FIGURE 70 A–C

Material examined. India: West Bengal, Kurseong , (26°53'N, 88°17'E), 1 male (syntype) (Paris, MNHN-EO- ENSIF1146); same locality, 1–31.i.1899, leg. Decoly— 1 male (syntype) (Paris, MNHN-EO-ENSIF1145); unknown locality (without label), 1 female (syntype) (Paris, MNHN-EO-ENSIF1149) GoogleMaps .

Diagnosis. Face medium brown; a spot at fastigium verticis, antennal scrobae, and two rings at scapus black. Pronotum with black rim; apical abdominal tergites black. Wings not fully covering abdomen. Tegmen with media anterior free, undivided; cubitus anterior at base with a single branch that forks into two veins only. Male abdominal apex with long and curved, acute projections from below ninth abdominal tergite, probably from tenth tergite. Male subgenital plate with convex, hardly narrowing lateral margins, apex distinctly bilobate with small, thin styli ( Figs. 70 View FIGURE 70 A–B). Female subgenital plate with faintly diverging lateral margins, apex bilobate; intersegmental membrane preceding subgenital plate prolonged ( Fig. 70C View FIGURE 70 ). Ovipositor long, faintly curved.

Measurements after Griffini (1913b) (3 males, 2 females).—body w/o wings: male 17.5–23.0, female 19.3– 25.0; pronotum: male 3.8–4.1, female 4.0–4.2; tegmen: male 13.1–14.0, female 14.2–14.3; hind femur: male 11– 12, female 12.8–12.9; ovipositor: female 19.4–20.6 mm.

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