Euceraia rufithorax Piza, 1950

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: 56

publication ID

10.5281/zenodo.198409

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03DF87A7-A830-CD46-FF27-9483B40AFEC6

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scientific name

Euceraia rufithorax Piza, 1950
status

stat. nov.

Euceraia rufithorax Piza, 1950  stat. nov.

This species has been synonymized by Grant (1964) under Euceraia rufovariegata (Chopard, 1918)  . According to Grant, who relied on Piza’s description and sketchy illustration of the male abdomen tip, there are two morphologically different populations, whose conspicuous coloration, however, is uniform. The male neotype of E. rufovariegata  and the male holotype of E. rufithorax  are very different in coloration, the latter lacking the prominent dark red markings completely.