Lamellitettigodes sagittatus ( Bolivar , 1887)

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: 170-172

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scientific name

Lamellitettigodes sagittatus ( Bolivar , 1887)
status

comb. nov.

Lamellitettigodes sagittatus ( Bolivar, 1887)  comb. nov. Plates 1BView Plate 1, 3JView Plate 3, 5RView Plate 5

Paratettix sagittatus  Bolívar, 1887: 188, 280-281.

Xistra sagittata  : Bolívar 1898: 76; Hancock 1907a: 46; Kirby 1910: 27; Willemse 1930: 31, 207; Günther 1939: 160; Blackith 1992: 197; Paris 1994: 248; Yin et al. 1996: 930 (error: sagittaria); Otte 1997: 67

Euparatettix sagittatus  : Günther 1937: 138-139; Günther 1938: 2-3, 41; Günther 1941: 155-156; Günther 1942: 345; Steinmann 1970a: 232; Yin et al. 1996: 870; Zheng et al. 2011: 385; Deng 2016: 302.

Type material. -

LT Lamellitettigodes sagittatus  (designated by Paris 1994): ♀, Philippines, Daraga, MNCN (Cat. Tipos No 126), original label from Bolívar " Xistra sagittata  Bol." and label “Lectotipo” from Mercedes Paris.

ST (= PLT) Lamellitettigodes sagittatus  : ♀, Philippines, NHRS [referred by Bolívar 1887 but not found in NHRS].

Synonym Euparatettix pulvillus  Hancock, 1910: 360; Günther, 1937: 131, 138.

HT Euparatettix pulvillus  : Malaysia, Selangor, Riverside Estate Kwala, IX.1907, leg. H. C. Pratt, UMO.

Note: Günther (1937) synonymized E. pulvillus  Hancock, 1910 with L. sagittatus  after the description of Hancock. I have seen the HT and agree with his decision.

Synonym Tetrix polypictus  Hancock, 1913: 52-53; Günther, 1937: 131, 138; Otte, 1979: 41

Acrydium polypictum  : Hancock, 1915: 135.

HT Tetrix polypictus  : ♀, Malaysia, Borneo, Kuching, ANSP (not seen).

Note: Günther (1937) synonymized T. polypictus  Hancock, 1913 with L. sagittatus  after the description of Hancock.

Additional material examined. -

Vietnam: 3 ♂♂, 5♀♀, Bac Giang Prov., Tay Yen Tu Nat. Res. Thanh So’n, 18.-21.V.2015, leg. A. Skale, CJT, NMEG; 1 ♀, Thai Nguyen Province, vic. Ngoc Thanh, vic. Me Linh (IEBR station), 21°23'03"N, 105°42'44"E, 2.V.2012, leg. A. Weigel, CJT.

Thailand: ♀, Khao Soi Dao, 15.X.1985, leg. S. Ingrisch, CJT; ♀, Chanthaburi Khao Soi Dao, 12.VI.1988, leg. S. Ingrisch, CJT.

Malaysia: ♀, Selangor, Riverside Estate Kwala, IX.1907, leg. H. C. Pratt, UMO; ♂, 2♀♀, Pahang, Bukit Chitimani along overgrown path at base of limestone crop, 3°26'48"N, 102°0'47'E, 12.III.2016, leg. L. Willemse, RMNH, CJT; ♂, Pahang, Bukit Chitimani along overgrown path at base of limestone crop, 3°26'48"N, 101°55'59"E, 11.III.2016, leg. L. Willemse, RMNH.

Malaysia: Borneo: ♂, Banguey [Pulau Banggi], 1935, SMTD; 6♂♂, 5♀♀, East-Sabah, Sepilok RDC, 16.XI.2016, leg. T. Kirschey, CJT; ♂, ♀, Sabah, Kinabalu National Park, 5.-7.VIII.1984, leg. S. Ingrisch, CJT; ♂, ♀, Sabah, Kinabalu National Park, 8.VIII.1984, leg. S. Ingrisch, ZFMK; ♀, Sarawak, Ng. Jagau, Sg. Ngemah, 3 Div., ex hill padi, single hill sample JF-2-18, 22.XI.1974, leg. D. Munroe, LEMQ.

Indonesia: Sumatra: ♂, Padang, MLU; ♀, Soeruil, IV.1878, ♀, Eng[g]ano, Bua-Bua, V.1891-VI.1891, leg. E. Modigliani, MSNG; RMNH; ♂, 4♀♀, Pangherang-Pisang, X.1890-III.1891, leg. E. Modigliani, MSNG; ♀, Fort de Kock, 920 m, 1925, leg. E. Jacobson, RMNH; 4♂♂, ♀, Anai Kloof ( Sumatra’s Westkust), 500 m, 1925+1926, leg. E. Jacobson, SMTD, RMNH; ♂, ♀, Medan, Gedong Djohore, 7.II.1928, leg. M. Mohr, RMNH; ♀, S. W. Lampong distr., Mt. Tanggamoes, Gisting ult., 500 m, XII.1939, leg. M. A. Lieftinck, RMNH; ♀, Palembang Office, Dinas Kehutanan, [2°56'42.245"S, 104°43'44.663"E], 17 m, leg. T.Kirschey, CJT;

Mentawai: ♀, Siberoet, 18.IX.1924, leg. H. H. Karny, RMNH;

Sulawesi: ♂, Nr. Morowali, Ranu River area, 27.I.-20.IV.1980, leg. M. J. D. Brendel, BMNH; ♂, street Kotamobagu-Motoling (North Sulawesi), 15.-16.I.2001, leg. M. Hoffmann, MNSL; 2♀♀, Prov. Gorontalo, Taman Nasional Nani Bogani Wartabone, 7.VIII.2016, leg. T. Kirschey, CJT;

Java: ♀, Salatiga, [7°19'S, 110°33'E], leg. W. Roepke, RMNH; ♀, Tjimandala [Cimandala], XII.1923, SMTD; 2♀♀, G. Tjikorai, X.1934, leg. E. Jacobson, RMNH; ♀, Buitanzorg [Bogor], 17.IX.1941, leg. P. A. Blijdorp, RMNH; ♂, Bogor, Botanical Garden, 21.III.1993, leg. S. Ingrisch, CJT; 4♂♂, 8♀♀, Bogor, Botanical Garden, 6°35'51"S, 106°47'58"E, 21.II.+31.VII.2016, leg. T. Kirschey, CJT; ♀, Surabaya 43 km SW, Mt. Pennggungan, hotel PPLH, 370 m, 7°36'29"S, 112°09'40"E, 18.-19.VIII.2017, leg. D. Telnov, NMEG;

Borneo: ♂, Tandjong Redeb, leg. Mjöberg, NHRS;

Moluccas: ♀, Buru, Nal Beti, 10.V.1921, leg. L. J. Toxopeus, RMNH; ♀, Isl. Batjan, Salawaku river, 50-100m, 17.VI.1963, RMNH;

Aru: ♀, Aru, Wokan, 1873, leg. O. Beccari, MSNG;

Waigeo: 3♂♂, 4♀♀, 3 km W Waisai, 40-50 m, 0°26'04"S, 130°47'41"E, 18.II.2012, leg. D. Telnov, CJT, NMEG;

West Papua: ♂, ♀, Cyclops Mts., Sabron, Camp 2 [2°30'S, 140°25'E], 2000 ft, VI.1936, leg. L. E. Cheesman, BMNH; ♀, Cyclops Mts., Sabron, Camp 1 [2°30'S, 140°25'E], 1200 ft, 13.V.1936, leg. L. E. Cheesman, BMNH; ♀, Cyclops Mts., Sabron, Camp 1 [2°30'S, 140°25'E], 9300 ft, VI.1936, leg. L. E. Cheesman, BMNH; ♀, Cyclops Mts., Jayapura, Sentani, [2°36'S, 140°37'E], 100 m, 15.VI.1959, leg. J. L. Gressitt, BPBM; 3♀♀, Waris, S. of Hollandia [Jayapura], [3°11'S, 140°53'E], 450-500 m, 8.-15.VIII.1959, leg. T. C. Maa, CJT; 2♂♂, Doberai Peninsula, Arfak mts., Anggi Gigi Lake S env., Uper vill., 2200 m, 1°18'05"S, 133°54'24"E, 10.-11.IX.2015, leg. D. Telnov, CJT;

Papua New Guinea: ♂, Standlager bei Malu, [4°13'S, 142°49'E], leg. S. G. Bürgers, III.-IV.1912, ZMHU; ♂, Kokoda, 1200 ft, VIII.1933, leg. L. E. Cheesman, SMTD; ♂, Kokoda, 1200 ft, VII.1933, leg. L. E. Cheesman, BMNH; ♂, Orrori, 3500 ft, VII.1933, leg. L. E. Cheesman, BMNH; ♂, Upper Jimmy Valley, Wum, [5°34'S, 144°35'E], 840 m, 18.VII.1955, leg. J. L. Gressitt, BPBM; 2♂♂,2♀♀, Lae, Gurukor, under Coffee, 1800 ft, 7.VII.1957, leg. J. H. Ardley, ANIC; 2♀♀, Gurukor, Wampi Valley, under Coffee, [6°49'S, 146°37'E], 3000 ft, 7.VII.1957, leg. J. H. Ardley, ANIC; 2♀♀, Maprik [3°39'S, 143°03'E], 18.X.1957, leg. J. Smart, BMNH; ♀, Bokondini, 40 km N of Baliem Val., 1300 m, 5.-11.XI.1961, leg. S. & L. Quate, BPBM; 2♀♀, Bulolo, 800-900 m, 14.XI.1961, leg. J. & M. Sedlacek, BPBM; 4♂♂, 4♀♀, Lae, [6°44'S, 144°00'E], 10 m, 18.I.-24.I.1962, BPBM; ♂, Keria, Amazon Bay area, 1650 ft, 29.VI.-22.VII.1962, leg. W. W. Brandt, ANIC; ♀, Sum-Sum, 64 km N. of Wau, 15.II.1963, leg. H. W. Clissold, BPBM; 2♀♀, Wau, [7°20'S, 146°43'E], 1200 m, 15.IV.1963, leg. J. Sedlacek, BPBM; ♂, 7.V.1963, Ambunti, Sepik River, 200 m, leg. R. Straatman, BPBM; ♀, Northern district, Managalese area, VIII.1964, leg. R. Pullen, ANIC; ♂, Popondetta, [8°46'S, 148°14'E], 25 m, VI.1966, leg. Shanahan & Lippert, BPBM; ♀, Markham R. to Gabensis Village near Lae, 30.V.1967, leg. R. E. & R. M. Blackith, ANIC; 2♂♂, 3♀♀, Mt. Missim, [7°13'S, 146°49'E], 1800 m, 20.VII.1969, leg. J. L. Gressitt & Y. Hirashima, BPBM; ♂, 2♀♀, Morobe Prov., Wau, W.E.I., 22.V + 25.V.1982, leg. P. Grootaert, IRSNB; ♂, ♀, Brahman Miss. (St. 017), 5.+6.V.1988, leg. J. van Stalle, IRSNB; ♂, Madang Prov., Bundi [5°43'S, 145°13'E], 8.V.-10.V.1988, leg. J. van Stalle, IRSNB.

Differential diagnosis. -

L. sagittatus  has, together with L. signatus  and L. karwinkeli  , pulvilli of the hind tarsi bearing apical teeth. Bifurcation of the frontal costa into facial carinae is close to the transverse carinae of the vertex. In L. signatus  , the median carina is bent to the tip of the pronotum while in L. sagittatus  and L. karwinkeli  the median carina rises again in the prozona. In contrast to L. karwinkeli  , the median carina of L. sagittatus  is flat or weakly wavy. In frontal view, there is a right angle between lateral and transverse carina in L. karwinkeli  , while in L. sagittatus  the angle is rounded.

Notes. -

Günther (1937) retransferred this species to Euparatettix  , with the note "although certainly related to Lamellitettigodes  ". Günther wrote in 1939 (translation): "I tend to think that the real affinity [of Lamellitettigodes  ] at least to Euparatettix sagittatus  Bol. exists; but this species represents a true Paratettix  or Euparatettix  , and is to be left in these genera." L. sagittatus  corresponds much better to the genus characteristics of Lamellitettigodes  than those of Euparatettix  or Paratettix  . The carinae are clearly keeled. The prozonal carinae are the same as in L. contractus  , and the tip of the fastigium is clearly protuberant in lateral view. I have examined the HT of Euparatettix pulvillus  and agree with the synonymization by Günther (1937). I have not examined the type of Tetrix polypictus  and was not able to check the synonymization by Günther (1937).

Specimens of L. sagittatus  have variable size and coloration. Specimens from New Guinea have in frontal view less flattened fastigium than specimens from other regions. However, they belong to L. sagittatus  because all other characteristics are the same.

Measurements. -

(in mm) HT: Pronotum length 11.05; pronotum lobe width 3.00; pronotum height 2.07; vertex width 0.43; eye width 0.50; tegmen length 1.50; hind wing length 11.18; postfemur length 5.20; postfemur width 1.65.

E. pulvillus  HT: Pronotum length 12.22; pronotum lobe width 3.19; pronotum height 3.37; vertex width 0.56; eye width 0.56; tegmen length 1.59; hind wing length 12.35; postfemur length 5.60; postfemur width 1.80.

Distribution. -

The species inhabits Vietnam, Thailand, peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra and adjacent islands (Enggano, Mentawai), Java, Borneo, the Philippines, Moluccas Isl. (= whole Southeast Asia after Günther 1938), New Guinea (with adjacent islands Aru, Waigeo), and Timor ( Günther 1937).