Mecopoda crescendo, Liu & Heller & Wang & Yang & Wu & Liu & Zhang, 2020

Liu, Chun-Xiang, Heller, Klaus-Gerhard, Wang, Xue-Song, Yang, Zhen, Wu, Chao, Liu, Fei & Zhang, Tao, 2020, Taxonomy of a katydid genus Mecopoda Serville (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae, Mecopodinae) from East Asia, Zootaxa 4758 (2), pp. 296-310 : 303

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4758.2.5

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:57D4762E-D629-4E73-A59F-EE6A34DB8AB6

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3812317

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A187E7-FF9E-FFFB-06AA-DF7FFC1DF84A

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Mecopoda crescendo
status

sp. nov.

Mecopoda crescendo   sp. nov. Liu

( Figs 1 View FIGURE 1 k–o; 5c; 6c)

Holotype. male, CHINA: Yunnan, Mengla County, Wangtianshu Scenic Spot , 21.5998N 101.5869E, 2014.X., T ZHANG. GoogleMaps  

Paratypes. 14 males, 1 female, same data as in holotype; CHINA: Yunnan, Mengla County   , 6 males, 2 females, Menglun Botanic Garden, 21.9237N 101.2711E, 2014.X., T ZHANG; Menglun GoogleMaps   , 5 females, 795m, 2014.X.; 1 female, 2014.IV. 28–30, C WU   .

Diagnosis. M. crescendo   is distinguished from the species in the species group niponensis   by the silent phases between two neighboring song units ( Fig. 1k View FIGURE 1 ). The species is distributed in South China (only in Yunnan Province).

Etymology. The species name indicates that it sings in a crecendo.

T

Tavera, Department of Geology and Geophysics

WU

Wayland University