Letana rubescens (Stål, 1861), Stal, 1861

Nagar, Rajendra & Swaminathan, R., 2015, Occurrence of a new species of Letana (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Phaneropterinae) in India, Zootaxa 4044 (3), pp. 429-445: 444

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Letana rubescens (Stål, 1861)


Letana rubescens (Stål, 1861)  

(Fig. 36, 42, 47 Plate III)

Material examined. (1 ♀ Specimen) India: Jammu & Kashmir, Srinagar; 25.xii. 2006, Coll. J. Majumdar (Shalimar).

Description. Female: medium sized parapterous, green species often suffused with red dots; pronotum inflated; tegmina with radial sector forked with an addition radial vein branching directly from radius; ovipositor short, sabre shaped with dorsal and ventral margins, base to apex dentate, larger in apical parts; supra-anal plate circa semi-circular with a shallow baso-medial furrow; cerci normal, apex sub-obtuse; subgenital plate variable, circa long, hexagonal or almost as broad as long with a triangular baso-medial depressed??, apex broadly rounded with a faint incision in the middle in some individuals and with a short shallow pre-apical furrow.

Measurement L. rufonatata L. infurcata   L. rubesence L. inflata   L. pyrifera   (mm) ♂ ♀ ♂ ♀ ♀ ♂ * Hind leg damaged/ missing in the specimen at hand.