Eriolus

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: 51

publication ID

10.5281/zenodo.198409

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03DF87A7-A835-CD43-FF27-9563B5F8FDD8

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Eriolus
status

 

Eriolus  paruensis  Piza, 1979

This species is misplaced in Eriolus  . All known females of this genus have much shorter and curved ovipostors. E. parunesis  has a straight and much longer ovipositor. Due to the dark coloration of the dorsal area of the pronotum it resembles Subria  , as well as Eschatoceras  . But it does not comply with other characters of those genera, in particular not with the respective type species, although S. amazonica  has a long and straight ovipositor. Even though E. paruensis  is not an Eriolus  , we could not find an appropriate place where it belongs, and for now leave it in that genus.