Lamellitettigodes cultratus ( Bolivar , 1898)

Tumbrinck, Josef, 2019, Taxonomic and biogeographic revision of the genus Lamellitettigodes (Orthoptera: Tetrigidae) with description of two new species and additional notes on Lamellitettix, Probolotettix, and Sceli, Journal of Orthoptera Research 28 (2), pp. 167-180: 172-175

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/jor.28.34605

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scientific name

Lamellitettigodes cultratus ( Bolivar , 1898)
status

comb. nov.

Lamellitettigodes cultratus ( Bolivar, 1898)  comb. nov. Plates 1DView Plate 1, 3LView Plate 3, 5TView Plate 5

Paratettix cultratus  Bolívar, 1898: 188, 77-78; Hancock 1907: 56; Kirby 1910: 33; Günther 1936: 349; Günther 1938: 3, 41; Steinmann 1970b: 162; Paris 1994: 236; Yin et al. 1996: 895.

Euparatettix cultratus  : Blackith 1992: 63.

Type material. -

HT Lamellitettigodes cultratus  : ♀, [Indonesia, West-Papua], Andai [0°55'S, 134°01'E], VIII.1872, leg. L. M. D’Albertis, MSNG.

Additional material examined. -

Indonesia: West Papua, Biak NE, 10 km N Bosnik, prim. Urwald, 10.II.1998, leg. A. Weigel, NMEG; ♀, Biak, Kampong, Landbouw, 40 m, 25.-28.V.1958, leg. J. L. Gressitt & T. C. Maa, ZFMK; ♀, Biak, Mangrowawa, 50-100 m, 29.V.1959, leg. T. C. Maa, CJT; ♂, ♀, West Papua, Star Range, Sibil (op licht), [4°45'S, 140°40'E], 1260 m, 16.V.1959, Neth. New Guinea Exp. 1959, RMNH; ♀, West Papua, Nabire, S. Geelvink Bay, [3°22'S, 135°28'E], 0-30 m, 2.-9.VII.1962, leg. J. L. Gressitt, CJT; 2♂♂, ♀, West Papua, Nabire, S. Geelvink Bay, [3°22'S, 135°28'E], 10-40 m, 10.X.1962, light trap, leg. N. Wilson, CJT; ♂, ♀, West Papua, Nabire, jungle along stream, 5-50 m, 25.VIII.-2.IX.1962, leg. H. Holtmann, BPBM; ♀, West Papua, Bodem, [1°58'S, 138°44'E], 10.-17.VII.1959, leg. T. C. Maa, BPBM; ♀, West Papua, Bodem, 11 km SE of Oerberfaren, [1°58'S, 138°44'E], 100 m, 7.-17.VII.1959, M. V. light trap, leg. T. C. Maa, CJT; ♂, West Papua, Vogelkop, Manokwari, [0°52'S, 134°05'E], 75 m, 11.VIII.1957, leg. H. D. Elmo, CJT; ♂, West Papua, River Tor (mouth), 4 km E of Hol Maffen, [1°59'S, 138°58'E], 19.VII.1959, leg. T. C. Maa, CDS; ♂, West Papua, Cyclops Mountains, Jayapura, Sentani, [2°36'S, 140°37'E], 100 m, 15.VI.1959, leg. J. L. Gressitt, BPBM; ♀, West Papua, Waris, S of Hollandia, [3°11'S, 140°53'E], 400-450 m, 1.-7.VIII.1959, leg. T. C. Maa, CJT. Papua New Guinea: ♀, Gulf Prov., Lakekamu Basin, Ivimka Res. Station, 120 m, 7°44'S, 146°30'E, 18.IV.2000, leg. T. A. Sears, CJT; 2♀♀, [Central Prov.], Kokoda, [8°39'S, 147°15'E], 1200 ft, VIII.1933, leg. L.E. Cheesman, BMNH & SMTD; 2♀♀, [Central Prov.], Kokoda, [8°39'S, 147°15'E], 1200 ft, VIII.1933, leg. L.E. Cheesman, BMNH; ♂, Orrori, 3500 ft, VII.1933, leg. L. E. Cheesman, BMNH; ♂larve, ♀larve, [Northern Prov.], Kokoda-Pitoki, 400 m, [8°55'S, 147°44'E], 23.III.1956, leg. J. L. Gressitt, BPBM; ♀ larve, [Northern Prov.], Kokoda-Pitoki, 450 m, [8°55'S, 147°44'E], 24.III.1956, leg. J. L. Gressitt, CJT; ♀, [Morobe Prov.], Garaina, [7°53'S, 147°08'E], 830 m, 13.-15.I.1968, leg. J. & M. Sedlacek, BPBM; ♀, [Morobe Prov.], Garaina, [7°53'S, 147°08'E], 550-750 m, 16.I.1968, leg. J. & M. Sedlacek, BPBM; ♀, [Western Prov.], Fly River, Olsobip, [5°23'S, 141°32'E], 700-1150 m, leg. J. & M. Sedlacek, CJT; 2♀♀, [Western Highlands Prov.], Upper Jimmi Valley, Wum, [5°34'S, 144°35'E], 840 m, 18.VII.1955, leg. J. L. Gressitt, MNSL & BPBM; ♂, [Chimbu Prov.], Karimui, South of Goroka, [6°30'S, 144°51'E], 1000 m, 2.VI.1961, leg. J. L. & M. Gressitt, ZFMK;

♀ larve, New Britain, Karavat (+ 20 km), sous de vieilles souches, 300 m, 18.VII.1979, leg. J. D. Bourne, MHNG; ♂, New Britain, Gazelle Pen., Upper Warangoi, 350-600 m, 28.-29.XI.1962, leg. J. Sedlacek, CJT; ♀ larve, New Ireland, Danu, Kalili Bay, 30.IV.1962, leg. Noona Dan Expedition 61-62, ZMUC.

Differential diagnosis. -

L. cultratus  is unique in having highly lamellate and arcuate median carina above the shoulders. This character is already visible in nymphal stages. Additional unique characters are the short and strongly converging prozonal carinae and short antennae (1.3 times longer than fore femur).

Measurements. -

(in mm) Pronotum length HT 12.09; pronotum lobe width 2.90; pronotum height HT 2.15; vertex width HT 0.54; eye width HT 0.47; tegmen length HT 1.50; hind wing length HT 11.18; postfemur length HT 4.70; postfemur width HT 1.45.

Distribution. -

The species inhabits New Guinea, Biak, and the Bismarck Archipelago - New Britain and New Ireland.