Loxoblemmus jacobsoni Chopard

Mal, Jhabar, Nagar, Rajendra & Swaminathan, R., 2015, Morphological characterization of some representative species of the genus Loxoblemmus (Orthoptera: Gryllidae; Gryllinae; Gryllini) from India, Zootaxa 3955 (3), pp. 329-339 : 337-338

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Loxoblemmus jacobsoni Chopard


4. Loxoblemmus jacobsoni Chopard

PLATE IV. Loxoblemmus Saussure, 1877 . A–N, Loxoblemmus jacobsoni Chopard, 1927 ; A, Male; B, Female; C, Rostrum (♂); D, Rostrum (♀); E, Head dorsal view (♂); F, Antennal process longer than 1st joint (♂); G, Head lateral view (♂); H, Tympanum; I, FW—elytral mirror divided by a curved vein (♂); J, FW—harp region with 4 oblique veins (♂); K, Posterior tibiae spines; L, Ovipositor (♀); M, Male genitalia; N, Spermatophore

Loxoblemmus jacobsoni Chopard, 1927 . Ann. Soc. Ent. Fr, 96, 157, fig. 14. Chopard 1931, Bull. Raffles Mus., No. 6, 131.

♂: Size and habitus similar to L. equestris ; frontal rostrum wide, regularly arched, a little longer than in equestris ; face flattened, forming above the ocellus a convex shield; inferior part prolonged in two projecting angles which are a little rounded. First joint of the antennae bearing a process that is a little longer than the joint itself. Fore wing mirror divided in its posterior part by a curved vein, forming 3 or 4 little cells.

♀: Similar to that of L. equestris , difficult to differentiate.

Material examined (15♂): India: Assam: 2♂ Guwahati: 31.v.2013, Coll., R. Swaminathan; Meghalaya: 1♂, Mawphlang, 2.vi.2013, Coll., R. Swaminathan; 1♂, Umiam NEH, 3.vi.2013, Coll., R. Swaminathan; 1♂, Umiam NEH, 4.vi.2013, Coll., Jhabar Mal; 1♂, Umiam NEH, 5.vi.2013, Coll., Jhabar Mal; 2♂, Dawki, 6.vi.2013, Coll., R. Nagar and Jhabar Mal; 1♂, Umiam NEH, 7.vi.2013, Coll., R. Swaminathan; 2♂, Mawphlang, 8.vi.2013, Coll., R. Nagar and R. Swaminathan; 2♂, Upper Shillong, 8.vi.2013, Coll., R. Swaminathan and Jhabar Mal; 2♂, Umiam NEH, 9.vi.2013, Coll., R. Swaminathan and Jhabar Mal.

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