Teleutias brevifolius Brunner

Chamorro-Rengifo, Juliana & Braun, Holger, 2010, The Tettigoniidae (Orthoptera) described by Salvador de Toledo Piza Jr. and deposited in the collection of the University of São Paulo, Escola Superior de Agricultura " Luiz de Queiroz ", Braz, Zootaxa 2635, pp. 41-66: 61-62

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Teleutias brevifolius Brunner


Teleutias brevifolius Brunner  von Wattenwyl, 1895

Bliastes viridifrons Piza, 1976  syn. nov.

This species, described from a male holotype from northern Brazil, does not belong to Bliaste s ( Cocconotini  ) but to Teleutias  ( Teleutiini  ). It coincides with most diagnostic characters of this genus. Moreover, it is exceedingly similar to T. brevifolius  from eastern Ecuador or northeastern Peru. Including details, like the greenish coloration of the face, which is well preserved in Piza’s specimen and mentioned in Beier’s diagnosis, the subgenital plate, apparently the cerci (the internal claw in Piza’s specimen is not visible on the photos but mentioned in the description) and measurements. The respective localities are also not too far away.

Triencentrus brasilianus (Piza, 1980)  comb. nov. Calamoptera brasiliana Piza, 1980 

The female holotype coincides better with diagnostic characters of Triencentrus  ( Platyphyllini  ) than Calamoptera  ( Cocconotini  ). It is fairly similar to the female holotype of T. nigrospinosus  from northern Brazil, which also has a fairly long and slender ovipositor, but differs in the elevated metazona of the pronotum. Calamoptera lydiamarthae Piza, 1980  , described in the same paper, is possibly a Triencentrus  as well, but its type specimen is missing or lost.