Microcentrum linki (Piza, 1971), Piza, 1971

Chamorro-Rengifo, Juliana & Braun, Holger, 2010, The Tettigoniidae (Orthoptera) described by Salvador de Toledo Piza Jr. and deposited in the collection of the University of São Paulo, Escola Superior de Agricultura " Luiz de Queiroz ", Brazil, Zootaxa 2635, pp. 41-66: 57

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Microcentrum linki (Piza, 1971)

comb. nov.

Microcentrum linki (Piza, 1971)   comb. nov.

Linkia linki Piza, 1971  

Linkia Piza, 1967   syn. nov. of Microcentrum Scudder, 1862  

Carnavalia Koçak & Kemal, 2008   syn. nov. of Microcentrum Scudder, 1862  

Piza compared his new genus to Symmachis Brunner   von Wattenwyl, 1878, a genus with three species from Australia. However, the female holotype of Linkia linki   from southern Brazil presents characters that are diagnostic for the genus Microcentrum   . This makes Linkia   , a preoccupied name, along with the curious substitute name Carnavalia   (with reference to the famous carnival of M. linki   ’s home country), synonyms of Microcentrum   .