Nemobius ceylonicus, Saussure, 1877: 86 - 87

Hollier, John, Bruckner, Harald & Heads, Sam W., 2013, An annotated list of the Orthoptera (Insecta) species described by Henri de Saussure, with an account of the primary type material housed in the Muséum d’histoire naturelle de Genève, Part 5: Grylloidea, Revue suisse de Zoologie 120 (3), pp. 445-535 : 468

publication ID

0035-418X

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Nemobius ceylonicus
status

 

ceylonicus Saussure, 1877: 86-87 [ Nemobius ].

Ceylan leg. Humbert & Musée i. de Vienne. Unspecified number of Ƌ and more than one ♀ .

One Ƌ and one ♀ syntype. A Ƌ with labels: “Ƌ Ceylan, Voy. M. Humb. ” [handwritten on ruled white card with “ Ceylan ” printed]; “ Nemobius ceylonicus Sauss. ” [handwritten on yellow paper]; “ Syntypus ” [printed on red paper]. The specimen was set with wings folded, but only the head and prothorax are on the pin, the rest of the thorax and abdomen are glued to the locality label. The left antenna, both front legs and both hind legs are missing, the middle legs, head and abdomen are much damaged by insect feeding. A ♀ with labels: “ ♀ Ceylan, Voyage Humb.” [handwritten on ruled white card with “ Ceylan ” printed]; “ Nemobius ceylonicus Sauss. ” [handwritten on yellow paper]; “ Syntypus ” [printed on red paper]. Specimen set with wings folded: the left antenna and both middle legs are lost. The left hind leg is detached and glued to a card mount secured on the original pin, along with part of a leg apparently from a different specimen. There is a further syntype, labelled “Sauss. Type 1875, Novara Reise 1857-59”, in the NHMW. Box A5 .

A junior synonym of Pteronemobius heydenii concolor (Walker, 1871).

NHMW

Naturhistorisches Museum, Wien

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Curculionidae

Genus

Nemobius

Loc

Nemobius ceylonicus

Hollier, John, Bruckner, Harald & Heads, Sam W. 2013
2013
Loc

ceylonicus

SAUSSURE, H. DE 1877: 87
1877