Hebardomastax Cadena-Castañeda,

Cadena-Castañeda, Oscar J., Garay, Andrea, Castañeda, Didier, Cardona-Granda, Juan Manuel & García, Alexander García, 2016, Systematics and phylogeny of the genus Caenomastax Hebard, 1923 (Orthoptera: Eumastacidae: Eumastacinae), Zootaxa 4117 (2), pp. 241-264: 257

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http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4117.2.7

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scientific name

Hebardomastax Cadena-Castañeda
status

n. gen.

Hebardomastax Cadena-Castañeda  n. gen.

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Diagnosis. Antennae with thirteen antennal segments in both sexes, antennal organ on the 10 th segment. Both sexes brachypterous. Latero-posterior angle of the first three abdominal tergites projecting backwards in females. Cerci of the male specialized, slender, long and curving ventrally at the tip ( Figs. 101–102View FIGURES 97 – 102). Phallic complex: epiphallus and ectophallus slightly sclerotized, sub-membranous, epiphallic disc narrow and ribbon-shaped. Thick, U-shaped endophallus.

Etymology. In memoriam of Morgan Hebard, whose many contributions of regional studies, made many orthopteroid taxa known to Colombia and a good part of the world.

Type species. Hebardomastax atopa ( Hebard, 1923)  n. comb.

Comments. This new genus is proposed here based on the results of the current phylogenetic analysis, where C. atopa  is more closely related to the Eumastax  + Homeomastax  clade than with the Caenomastax  + Zeromastax  clade in the absence of sclerotization in the dorsal shield, the specialization of the male cerci, the unlobed tegmina for both sexes and the location of the antennal organ.