Letana bulbosa Ingrisch, 1990

Nagar, Rajendra & Swaminathan, R., 2015, Occurrence of a new species of Letana (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Phaneropterinae) in India, Zootaxa 4044 (3), pp. 429-445 : 434-435

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.5662359

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/BA07879D-FFA8-1251-FF0E-FF19E8C9FE06

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scientific name

Letana bulbosa Ingrisch, 1990
status

 

Letana bulbosa Ingrisch, 1990

(Fig.10, 16, 25, 27, 34, 40, 45; Plate V)

Material examined. (24 Specimens, 22 ♂ & 2 ♀) India: Rajasthan; Gujarat; Kerala; Karnataka; 1.ix. 2006, Coll. G. S. Chundawat (Udaipur); 30.viii. 2007, Coll. R. Swaminathan (Jaisalmer) (1); 19.vii. 2008, Coll. P. S. Rathore (Banswara); 27.vii. 2010, Coll. Harjindra (Sirohi) (10); 1.viii. 2011, Coll. R. Swaminathan (Udaipur); 21.ix. 2012, Coll. R. Swaminathan (Udaipur); 26.ix. 2012, Coll. Jhabar Mal (Alsigarh, Udaipur); 1.viii. 2013, Coll. Rajendra Nagar (Rajasmand); 21.i. 2014, Coll. Jhabar Mal (Thiruvanthapuram); 5.ii. 2015, Coll. Rajendra Nagar ( GKVK, Bangalore); 20.vii. 2012, Coll. Subhash (Bikaner); 1.vii. 2013, Coll. Rajendra Nagar (Anand).

Description. Male: Medium sized, green species, pronotum inflated; stridulatory field length 3.45 mm and width 1.50mm; hind wing 4.50–5.50mm longer than tegmina; stridulatory file small sub-straight, with about 115 teeth at base; 9 th tergite rather weakly projecting behind, apex truncate to very slightly concave; supra-anal plate with lateral margins concave, surface shallowly depressed, apex sub-truncate, apico-lateral angles slightly protruding; cerci short, sub-straight behind basal curvation with a baso-internal black or brown marked swelling, internal margin with a short black or brown marked dilation in basal half; subgenital plate lateral lobes with apical part slightly widening apically, apex truncate; phallus sclerite blackish, elongate and somewhat irregular, lying directly on phallus, only tip free, base forked and hyaline.

Female: Ovipositor short, sickle-shaped, dorsal and ventral margins rounded, serrate in apical part; supra-anal plate nearly semicircular with an anchor shaped baso-medial furrow; cerci almost suddenly narrowing sub-apically, apex sub-obtuse, dorsal view slightly curved; sub-genital plate triangular with a longitudinal fold, apex rounded.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Orthoptera

Family

Phaneropteridae

Genus

Letana