Poecilimon Fischer, 1853

Wu, Chao & Liu, Chunxiang, 2019, New record of a Poecilimon species (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Phaneropterinae; Barbitistini) from China, Zootaxa 4612 (2), pp. 296-300 : 297

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Poecilimon Fischer, 1853


Poecilimon Fischer, 1853

Artvinia Karabag, 1962 . Proc. R. Ent. Soc. London, 31:9; Heller, et al., 2006. Eur. J. Entomol. 103:853–865. Eupoecilimon Tarbinsky, 1932 . Bull. Leningrad Inst. Contr. Farm and Forest Pests, 2:183; Bey-Bienko, 1954. Fauna of the U.S. S.R., 59:252. Micrimon Ramme, 1942 . Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin, 25(2):337; Ünal, 2005. Trans. Amer. Entomol. Soc., 131(3–4):433. Parapoecilimon Karabag, 1975 . J. Nat. Hist., 9(3):339; Kaya, et al., 2018. Zootaxa 4462(4):454. Poecilimonella Uvarov, 1921 ., Ent. Monthly Mag., 7(3):44; Ünal, 2010. Trans. Amer. Entomol. Soc., 136(1–2):138. Poecilimon Fischer, 1853 . Orthoptera Europaea , 227; Brunner von Wattenwyl, 1878. Monographie der Phaneropteriden, 37; Kirby 1906. A Synonymic Catalogue of Orthoptera 2:375. Type species: Barbitistes jonicus Fieber, 1853 ( Cigliano et al. 2019)

Small or medium-sized. Head slightly rounded, with distinct dorsal groove. Pronotum elongate, mesozona slightly narrowed, metazona widened. Fore coxae without spine, fore tibiae not more than 1.5 times pronotal length. Tegmina short and scaly, mostly small or strongly reduced in female. Hind femora slender, mostly without ventral spinules. Male abdomen wide. Male cercus short and stout; moderately straight and slightly tapering in basal half. Ovipositor strong, relatively long, with straight or nearly straight ventral edge and with distinct teeth. (Bei-Bienko 1954).