Paracilacris, Chopard, 1955

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: 24-25

publication ID

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

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A5961C-A71F-FF8C-2483-8E9EFA15F14C

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Paracilacris
status

 

Key to known species of Paracilacris  

1. Titillator as in Fig 3B View FIGURE 3 , covered with numerous hooks; female subgenital plate with a pair of pointed, upcurved lobes ( Figs. 2M, N View FIGURE 2 ); pronotum without a distinct dark band on the lateral lobe ( Fig. 2H View FIGURE 2 )........... ....................................................................................................................................... P. periclitatus   n. sp.

- Titillator as in Fig. 3A View FIGURE 3 , anchor-shaped; female subgenital plate without or with pointed lobes, but lobes never curved up on the sides of the ovipositor; pronotum with a distinct dark band on the lateral lobe ( Fig. 2A View FIGURE 2 )...............................................................................................................................................................2

2. Male cercus tapered apically, without a distended lobe; ovipositor nearly straight ( Fig. 2P View FIGURE 2 ), female sub- genital plate with a pair of pointed lobes ( Fig. 2O View FIGURE 2 ) ....................................................... P. lateralis Chopard  

- Male cercus with a large, subapical lobe ( Fig. 2B View FIGURE 2 ); ovipositor strongly curved ( Fig. 2G View FIGURE 2 ); female subgenital plate without pointed lobes ( Fig. 2F View FIGURE 2 ) .............................................................................. P. mordax   n. sp.