Acropsis Uvarov, 1939

Mendes, Diego Matheus De Mello & Rafael, José Albertino, 2020, RedescriptionofAcropsisGrant, 1958 (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Phaneropterinae Microcentrini) and description of new species from Brazilian and Colombian Amazon Rainforest, Zootaxa 4779 (2), pp. 230-244 : 231

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4779.2.5

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https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3851259

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Acropsis Uvarov, 1939
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Acropsis Uvarov, 1939

Figures 1–13 View FIGURE 1 View FIGURE 2 View FIGURE 3 View FIGURE 4 View FIGURE 5 View FIGURE 6 View FIGURE 7 View FIGURE 8 View FIGURE 9 View FIGURE 10 View FIGURE 11 View FIGURE 12 View FIGURE 13

Acropsis Uvarov, 1939: 457 ; Cadena-Castañeda, 2014: 22; Cigliano et al., 2020.

Acra Brunner von Wattenwyl, 1878 (preocc. Bleeker 1863): 353; Kirby, 1906: 486; Bruner, 1915: 297; Uvarov, 1939: 457; Grant Jr., 1958: 51.

Diagnosis. Tegmina widened, apex rounded, posterior margin curved, forming an angle of 130° in cubital region ( Figs. 2 View FIGURE 2 and 6 View FIGURE 6 ), giving a unique aspect to this katydid among Microcentrini genera. Mesosternum and metasternum laterally compressed ( Figs. 1E View FIGURE 1 , 7E View FIGURE 7 and 10E View FIGURE 10 ).

Redescription. Head apex rounded in lateral view ( Fig. 1B View FIGURE 1 ). Fastigium and vertex not fused. Compound eyes globular ( Figs. 1 View FIGURE 1 B–C). Pronotal carina rounded ( Figs. 1 View FIGURE 1 C–D). Lateral lobes of pronotum subrectangular anterior margin straight, ventrally curved and posteriorly sinuous ( Fig. 1D View FIGURE 1 ). Furcal sutures connected ( Fig. 1C View FIGURE 1 ). Mesosternum and metasternum laterally compressed ( Fig. 1E View FIGURE 1 ). Mesosternum diamond-shaped, with lateral lobes triangular, narrow, Mesosternum and metasternum laterally compressed ( Figs. 1E View FIGURE 1 , 7E View FIGURE 7 and 10E View FIGURE 10 ). Tegmina widened, apex rounded, posterior margin curved, forming an angle of 130° in cubital region ( Figs. 2 View FIGURE 2 and 6 View FIGURE 6 ). Vein R somewhat straight and parallel sided with vein MA, distally with several delicate sinuous ramifications ( Fig. 2 View FIGURE 2 ). A pentagonal or hexagonal cell present between veins MP and CuA ( Fig. 2 View FIGURE 2 ). Veins MA and MP bifid distally ( Fig. 2 View FIGURE 2 ). Left stridulatory file convex, with median region elevated ( Fig. 3A View FIGURE 3 ). Basal teeth short, gradually increasing in length towards median region ( Fig. 3A View FIGURE 3 ). Median teeth slender, close to each other ( Fig. 3A View FIGURE 3 ). Fore femur straight without spines ( Fig. 1F View FIGURE 1 ). Fore tibia with tympanic opening fully opened and three ventral spines ( Fig. 1F View FIGURE 1 ). Mid femur rectangular without spines ( Fig. 1G View FIGURE 1 ). Hind tibia narrow, slender, without projections ( Fig. 1H View FIGURE 1 ). All legs with numerous short bristles ( Figs. 1 View FIGURE 1 F–H). Internal male genitalia with dorsal lobes curved, posteriorly narrowed and overlapping part of upper folds of ventral lobe ( Fig. 4 View FIGURE 4 ).

Distribution. Brazil (new record), Bolivia, Colombia (new record), Ecuador and Peru ( Fig. 13 View FIGURE 13 ).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Orthoptera

Family

Phaneropteridae

Loc

Acropsis Uvarov, 1939

Mendes, Diego Matheus De Mello & Rafael, José Albertino 2020
2020
Loc

Acropsis

Cadena-Castaneda, O. J. 2014: 22
2014
Loc

Acra

Bruner, L. 1915: 297
Kirby, W. F. 1906: 486
1906