Falconius deceptor Günther, 1938,

Muhammad, Amira Aqilah, Tan, Ming Kai, Abdullah, Nurul Ashikin, Azirun, Mohammad Sofian, Bhaskar, Dhaneesh & Skejo, Josip, 2018, An annotated catalogue of the pygmy grasshoppers of the tribe Scelimenini Bolívar, 1887 (Orthoptera: Tetrigidae) with two new Scelimena species from the Malay Peninsula and Sumatra, Zootaxa 4485 (1), pp. 1-70: 25-26

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4485.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:EDC89718-2F45-494A-80F1-A187DA926CC4

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/0636885F-FFA9-7262-FF74-530EFD2E85E5

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scientific name

Falconius deceptor Günther, 1938
status

 

Falconius deceptor Günther, 1938 

Type material examined: photographs of four syntypes are available online in OSF. 1♀ Midden Ost Borneo 23.IX.1925. Leg. H. C. Siebers, 1♂ Midden Ost Borneo 19.IX.1925. Leg. H. C. Siebers (MTD), 1♀ Midden Ost Borneo 25.IX.1925. Leg. H. C. Siebers, 1♂ Midden Ost Borneo 2.IX.1925. Leg. H. C. Siebers (NCB)

Type locality: Middle East Borneo.  

Notes. This species is easily distinguished from its congeners by the hump on the pronotum between the

shoulder (visible in Fig. 9View FIGURE 9). Females have swollen tarsi and lateral  ocelli and bifurcation are positioned high, so this species indeed belongs to the genus Falconius  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Orthoptera

Family

Tetrigidae

Genus

Falconius