Amyttacta, Beier, 1965

Naskrecki, Piotr, Bazelet, Corinna S. & Spearman, Lauren A., 2008, New species of flightless katydids from South Africa (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Meconematinae), Zootaxa 1933 (1), pp. 19-32: 21

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.1933.1.3

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5231093

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A5961C-A718-FF88-2483-8D1FFA15F6D6

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scientific name

Amyttacta
status

 

Key to known species of Amyttacta   (males)

1. Macropterous, wings extending well past the tip of the abdomen...............................................................2

- Brachypterous, wings completely hidden under the pronotum...................................................................3

2. Tenth abdominal tergite with a pair of elongated median lobes; cercus straight ........... A. angolensis Beier  

- Tenth abdominal tergite without a pair of median lobes; cercus slightly bent inwards ... A. rhodesica Beier  

3. Cercus bent downwards when seen from the side ( Fig. 1D View FIGURE 1 ), its basal part with a small, hook-like lobe ( Fig. 1E View FIGURE 1 ) ............................................................................................................................... A. farrelli   n. sp.

- Cercus straight when seen from the side ( Fig. 1L View FIGURE 1 ), its basal part with a multi-lobed projection at the base ( Fig. 1J View FIGURE 1 ) ...................................................................................................................... A. marakelensis   n. sp.