Falconius Bolivar, 1898,

Deng, Weian, Zheng, Zhemin & Wei, Shizhen, 2009, A review of the genus Falconius Bolivar (Orthoptera: Tetrigoidea: Scelimeninae), Zootaxa 1976, pp. 63-68: 64-65

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Falconius Bolivar, 1898
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Key t o the species of Falconius Bolivar, 1898 

1. Posterior angles of lateral lobes of pronotum stickle-like, apice of spine curved forward ( Fig. 1View FIGURE 1 – 12. 1).............................. 2

- Posterior angles of lateral lobes of pronotum apices spine transverse ( Fig. 2View FIGURE 1 – 12. 1) .......................................................... 10

2. Width of vertex equal to width of one eye; with one rounded concavity before posterior angles of lateral lobes of pronotum ( Fig. 3View FIGURE 1 – 12. 1) ................................................................................................. Falconius pseudoclavitarsis  Günther

- Width of vertex wider than width of one eye; without rounded concavity before posterior angles of lateral lobes of pronotum ....................................................................................................................................................................... 3

3. Spine of posterior angles slightly curved forward; upper margin of pronotum slightly straight in profile ( Fig. 4View FIGURE 1 – 12. 1)....... ..................................................................................................................................... Falconius palawanicus  Günther

- Spine of posterior angles distinctly curved forward; upper margin of pronotum compresso-elevated in the form of hump between shoulders ( Fig. 5View FIGURE 1 – 12. 1) or undulated in profile ( Fig. 6View FIGURE 1 – 12. 1) ................................................................................ 4

4. Upper margin of pronotum compresso-elevated in the form of hump between shoulders in profile........................... 5

- Upper margin of pronotum undulated, without compresso-elevated, not hump between shoulders in profile............ 6

5 Width of vertex 1.4 times the width of one eye; head not exserted above the pronotal surface; lower margins of mid- dle femur with two projections ( Fig. 7View FIGURE 1 – 12. 1) ............................................................................... Falconius bedoti  (Bolivar)

- Width of vertex 2 times the width of one eye; head distinctly exserted above the pronotal surface; lower margins of middle femur nearly straight ( Fig. 8View FIGURE 1 – 12. 1) ............................................................................. Falconius clavitarsis  (Bolivar)

6. Lower margins of middle femur nearly straight ........................................................................................................... 7

- Lower margins of middle femur undulated, with two projections ............................................................................... 8

7. Width of vertex 1.5 times the width of one eye; width of tegmina 1.5 times the width of middle femur; first segment of hind tarsi expanded ........................................................................................................... Falconius dubius  Günther

- Width of vertex 2 times the width of one eye; width of tegmina twice the width of middle femur; first segment of hind tarsi not expanded ..................................................................................... Falconius guangxiensis  Zheng et Jiang