Poecilimon rumijae Karaman, 1972

Ingrisch, Sigfrid & Pavićević, Dragan, 2010, Seven new Tettigoniidae (Orthoptera) and a new Blattellidae (Blattodea) from the Durmitor area of Montenegro with notes on previously known taxa, Zootaxa 2565, pp. 1-41 : 26

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Poecilimon rumijae Karaman, 1972

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Poecilimon rumijae Karaman, 1972 stat. rev.

Figs. 8 View FIGURE 8 , 10 View FIGURE 10 C.

Material studied: 2 3, 1 Ƥ (paratypes), Montenegro, Petrovačke Strane, 3.VII. 1971, leg. M. Karaman, Coll. Karaman.

Discussion. The taxon was described as a subspecies of Poecilimon komareki Čejchan, 1957 , which has been reduced to a subspecies of Poecilimon affinis (Frivaldsky, 1867) by Heller (1984). As a result, P. rumijae was also treated as a subspecies of P. affinis up till now ( Eades & Otte 2008). We had the opportunity to reexamine two males and one female of Karamans' type series. The results are already discussed above. It proved that P. rumijae is not close to P. affinis but to P. nonveilleri sp. n. Unfortunately, stridulation behaviour of P. r u m i j a e is unknown. It could help to precise the relations between both taxa. At present knowledge, we regard both as separate species and quite different from P. affinis .