Paragryllus (Paragryllus) Guérin-Méneville, 1844

Cadena-Castañeda, Oscar J., Páez, Geraldine, Buitrago, Oscar, Quintana-Arias, Ronald Fernando & Tavares, Gustavo Costa, 2021, Studies of Neotropical crickets: New Paragryllina taxa (Orthoptera: Phalangopsidae) with comments on several previously described species, Zootaxa 5081 (1), pp. 60-76 : 64

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Paragryllus (Paragryllus) Guérin-Méneville, 1844


Paragryllus (Paragryllus) Guérin-Méneville, 1844 s.s.

Diagnosis. Medium to large size (19‒28 mm.). Harp of the tegmina with 5‒6 veins; the mirror of the tegmina divided by more than six veins (only P. circularis with five veins), apical area pronounced or moderately reduced ( Figs. 3I View FIGURE 3 , 4C View FIGURE 4 ). Pseudepiphallic lobes with bristles, well-pronounced and with cylindrical or conical shape in lateral view. Pseudepiphallic arm mid-sized, branching about at half of its length in lateral view, tapering towards the apex, and ending in a hook; in ventral view, intersecting with the other parallel branch. Endophallic sclerite well‒developed and ectophallic fold arising slightly in the middle of the pseudepiphallus ( Figs. 3J–L View FIGURE 3 ).

Taxa included. Paragryllus (Paragryllus) martinii Guérin-Méneville, 1844 (Type species), P. (P.) circularis Gorochov, 2007 (with two subspecies), P. (P.) concolor Gorochov, 2007, P. (P.) rex Saussure, 1874, P. (P.) eclogos Otte, 2006 , P. (P.) elapsus Desutter-Grandcolas, 1992 (with two subspecies), P. (P.) ovalis Gorochov, 2007 and P. (P.) lyrae Cadena-Castañeda n. sp.