Toledopizia salesopolensis (Piza, 1980) comb.

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: 54

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Toledopizia salesopolensis (Piza, 1980) comb.


Toledopizia salesopolensis (Piza, 1980) comb.  nov.

Tympanotriba vittata Piza, 1971  (transferred to Conocephalini  )

Piza placed his new genus Tympanotriba  into the subfamily Tympanophorinae  , which is restricted to Australia, comparing it to the genera Tympanophora White, 1841  , Mortoniellus Griffini, 1909  (now in Lipotactinae  , distributed in South-East Asia), and Megatympanon Piza, 1958  , which he had already included into this subfamily (it is now in Listroscelidinae  ). However, Tympanotriba vittata  belongs to Conocephalinae  , resembling very much the species-rich genus Conocephalus Thunberg, 1815  , except for the modified tegmina, with an expanded costal area with conspicuous parallel transversal veins. It is almost perpendicular to the stridulatory area and probably an acoustical adaptation, enlosing a subtegminal air space that might act as a resonator. We move this remarkable little katydid to the Conocephalinae  , tribe Conocephalini  .