Andeogryllus caucensis Cadena-Castañeda, Cadena-Castaneda, 2021

Cadena-Castañeda, Oscar J., Rodríguez, Martha Carolina Vásquez, Gonzalez, Gloria Raquel Dávila & López, Víctor Hugo Grande, 2021, Studies on Neotropical crickets: A new Anurogryllina genus (Orthoptera Gryllidae: Gryllinae), Zootaxa 4985 (3), pp. 371-380: 377

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Andeogryllus caucensis Cadena-Castañeda

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Andeogryllus caucensis Cadena-Castañeda   n. sp.

( Fig. 3 View FIGURE 3 and 4 View FIGURE 4 ) Orthoptera

Etymology. The specific epithet refers to the valley and slopes of the Cauca River, where this species is collected.

Type material. Holotype. Male. Colombia, Valle del Cauca, Cartago , 4.7531 N, - 75.9144 W. 920 m. 16 Mat 2001. H. Becerra ( CAUD). GoogleMaps  

Description. In addition to characters to the genus: Male. Small-sized ( Fig. 3 View FIGURE 3 ). Black-head with few and small ocher portions on the face, upper margin of the clypeus and the outer margin of the ocelli, mandibles with the base, the inner and distal edge black, the rest ocher ( Fig. 3C View FIGURE 3 ). Pronotal disc black ( Fig. 3B View FIGURE 3 ), lateral lobes dark brown, abdomen brown with yellowish portions, mainly in the intermembrane areas of the junction of each tergite and the base of the cerci ( Fig. 3A View FIGURE 3 ). Tegmina light brown ( Fig. 3B View FIGURE 3 ). Sternites and coxae pale yellow, fore and middle legs ocher with brown spots; hind femur with light ocher base without spots or stripes, distal three-quarters of hind femur yellowish-brown with brown transverse stripes, tibiae and hind tarsi brown ( Fig. 3A View FIGURE 3 ). The cell of the posterior margin of the mirror, occupying a fifth of the length of the mirror ( Fig. 3B View FIGURE 3 ). Stridulation file with 78 funtional teeth (length 3.1 mm and 25 teeth per mm) ( Fig. 3D View FIGURE 3 ). Tarsomeres of hind leg with 5 outer and 5 inner dorsal spines. Genitalia: Median lophi not subdivided ( Figs. 4A, B View FIGURE 4 ), apex rounded, medial incision U-shaped, moderately deep, about one-third the length of the median lophi ( Figs. 4A, C View FIGURE 4 ), side margins of median lophi with two denticulations outward near the apex on each side, in the middle length of the median lophi with a subtriangular prolongation on each side, then constricting at connection with lateral lobes ( Figs. 4A, C View FIGURE 4 ). Lateral lobes triangular shaped and with a slightly prolonged and rounded apex ( Figs. 4A, B View FIGURE 4 ). Pseudepiphallic parameres with truncated apex, progressively tapering towards the base ( Figs. 4B, D View FIGURE 4 ). Ectophallic fold surpassing the apex of the median lobe ( Figs. 4A, B, D View FIGURE 4 ).

Female. Unknown.

Measurements (in mm.). Holotype: LB: 12.5. Pr: 3.1. Teg: 8.5. HF: 10. HT: 7.8.