Paraeumigus tricoloripes Werner, 1932

Massa, Bruno, 2013, Pamphagidae (Orthoptera: Caelifera) of North Africa: key to genera and the annotated check-list of species, Zootaxa 3700 (3), pp. 435-475: 455

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Paraeumigus tricoloripes Werner, 1932
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Paraeumigus tricoloripes Werner, 1932 

Material examined. Morocco, High Atlas, Oukaimeden VII.1955, 1 ♂, 2 ♀ (MNCN); Oukaimeden 20. VII.1965, 3 ♂, 2 ♀ (MNHN); Oukaimeden 8. VIII.1976, 1 ♂ (BMCP).

Species of high altitudes of High Atlas, is characterized by low pronotum keel (similar to that of P. diversipes  ), fore border of pronotum obtusely protruding, hind border straight ( Figs. 129View FIGURES 123 – 148. 123 – 145, 158View FIGURES 149 – 160). The colour of hind tibiae and femurs, considered diagnostic by La Greca (1993), is variable; in particular tibiae may be reddish-orange to yellowish. The phallic complex shows wide apical lobes of aedeagus valves; the basal part, as long as wide, shows three columnar keels per side ( Fig. 130View FIGURES 123 – 148. 123 – 145).