Microcentrum linki (Piza, 1971)

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: 57

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Microcentrum linki (Piza, 1971)

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Microcentrum linki (Piza, 1971)  comb. nov.

Linkia linki Piza, 1971 

Linkia Piza, 1967  syn. nov. of Microcentrum Scudder, 1862 

Carnavalia Koçak & Kemal, 2008  syn. nov. of Microcentrum Scudder, 1862 

Piza compared his new genus to Symmachis Brunner  von Wattenwyl, 1878, a genus with three species from Australia. However, the female holotype of Linkia linki  from southern Brazil presents characters that are diagnostic for the genus Microcentrum  . This makes Linkia  , a preoccupied name, along with the curious substitute name Carnavalia  (with reference to the famous carnival of M. linki  ’s home country), synonyms of Microcentrum  .