Letana rufonotata (Serville, 1838)

Nagar, Rajendra & Swaminathan, R., 2015, Occurrence of a new species of Letana (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Phaneropterinae) in India, Zootaxa 4044 (3), pp. 429-445 : 444-445

publication ID

https://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4044.3.6

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:B51198D2-94B2-474D-8FAD-33425E4CE343

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5662371

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/BA07879D-FFA2-1247-FF0E-FE6FEF7FFDB1

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scientific name

Letana rufonotata (Serville, 1838)
status

 

Letana rufonotata (Serville, 1838)

(Fig. 13, 20, 21, 32, 37, 43, 50; Plate VI)

Material examined. (2 Specimens 1 ♂ & 2 ♀) India: Rajasthan; Maharashtra; 8.x. 2013, Coll. Rajendra Nagar (Chikaldhara); 1.ix. 2006, Coll. G. S. Chundawat (Udaipur); 16.viii. 2015, Coll. Rajendra Nagar (Baran, Samraniya).

Description. Male: Stridulatory field length 3.00mm and width 1.44mm; ca 4.30 –5.00mm longer than tegmina, length of wing surpassing hind knees; stridulatory file on underside of left tegmen with about 75 teeth that are narrow and densely arranged in the basal third, large and separated from each other in central and apical areas; 9 th abdominal tergite prolonged, widened behind base, apex convex; supra-anal plate rhombic, lateral appendage short, obtuse; cerci curved in dorsal view; subgenital plate as usual in genus, divided into two lobes embracing in empty space and curved twice such that the apices are pointing craniad; phallus sclerite black, spinose, rounded and slightly elevated sclerite that is spilt at base and widening to a transverse plate at apex.

Female: Female larger than male, ovipositor falcate larger dorsal and margins ventral triangular dentate in apical area; subgenital plate with central area elevated, apex sub-truncate; supra-anal plate small, rounded; cerci narrowing, sub-apically apex obtuse.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Orthoptera

Family

Phaneropteridae

Genus

Letana