Quiva (Quiva) gutjahrae, Cadena-Castañeda, Oscar J., Mendes, Diego Matheus De Mello & Da Silva Sovano, Rafael S., 2015

Cadena-Castañeda, Oscar J., Mendes, Diego Matheus De Mello & Da Silva Sovano, Rafael S., 2015, The tribe Dysoniini part IV: New species of Quiva Hebard, 1927 (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Phaneropterinae) from Brazilian rainforest and some clarifications, Zootaxa 3972 (1), pp. 75-84: 78-81

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Quiva (Quiva) gutjahrae

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Quiva (Quiva) gutjahrae   , n. sp.

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Diagnosis. Black spots of the side edges of pronotum unfused, generally coloration greenish White (living) with faint pink stripes on the pronotum, infero-lateral margins of the thorax and first five abdominal tergites. Cerci twice longer than the subgenital plate, slightly curving inward from the base, apical lobes of subgenital plate moderately expanded and armed with very small styles.

Holotype: ♂.: BRAZIL, Amazonas, Manaus, ZF 2, km 14 –torre 40m, 04.iii. 2011, 00–03h, (F.F. Xavier Filho, J.T. Camara & P. Dias) ( INPA).

Paratypes: BRAZIL, Amazonas, Manaus, ZF 2, km 14 –torre 40m, 21–24.i. 2004, (C.S. Motta, S. Trovisco, A. Silva Filho & F.F. Xavier Filho)[02° 35 ’ 21 ’’S – 60 °06’ 55 ’’W] (1 ♂), mixed light bedsheet trap ( INPA); idem, 16– 19.viii. 2004, (J.A. Rafael, C.S. Motta, A. Silva Filho, S. Trovisco & J.M.F. Ribeiro) [02° 35 ’ 21 ’’S – 60 °06’ 55 ’’W](1 ♂)(MUD); idem, 13–16.ix. 2004, (A.R. Ururahy, F.F. Xavier Filho, F. Godoi & S. Trovisco)[02° 35 ’ 21 ’’S – 60 °06’ 55 ’’W](1 ♂)( INPA); idem, 10–13.xii. 2004, (C. S. Motta, A. Silva Filho, S. F. Trovisco & M. Cutrim)[02° 35 ’ 21 ’’S – 60 °06’ 55 ’’W] (1 ♂)(MUD); idem, 28.viii –02.iv. 2014, (D.M.M. Mendes, R.A. Heliodoro, M.R.S. Neto & J.R. Oliveira)[02° 36 ' 32.67" S – 60 ° 12 ' 33.48" W](1 ♂)( UFAM); Itacoatiara, CEPLAC—km 30, 28.iii. 1977, (J.A.Rafael & F.F.Xavier Filho)(1 ♂), light trap ( INPA).

Description. Coloration and appearance typical subgenus, distinguished by the following features: pronotal disk and the upper margin of side lobes whitish green, similarly to the outer side of the femora, hind femur with the same coloration to the mesal portion, from there on is black. Frons with a yellowish white stripe reduced below the eyes. Three black spots of lateral lobes not fused, inner side of the tibiae and hind femur black likewise that all posterior tibia (except apex of hind tibiae), lower margin of lateral lobes of pronotum and six first tergites with pink stripes. Tegmina transparent blue with some brown spots as well as with black to brown greatest part of venation, the other black spots of the body with similar distribution to other known species. Stridulation crest curved from anal to the distal portion, ventral margin of the tibiae and hind femur armed with small spines, dorsal margin of the hind tibia serrated. Short postero-dorsal projection of last abdominal tergite of male not very wide and with straight or slightly concave postero-median edge. Epiproct black, cerci two times longer than subgenital plate, ventrally black and above yellowish white on median portion, outer branch, curved inward from proximal portion, inner branch of the cerci reduced and not curving back. Subgenital plate white, lateral margins black, emargination as deep as a fifth of the total length of subgenital plate, apex moderately expanded sideways and armed with a very tiny styles.

Female. Unknown.

Etymology. The name of this species is dedicated to friend and teacher Dr. Ana Lúcia Nunes Gutjahr for her contributions to orthopterology.

Measurements. LB: 14,2–15,7 mm; Pr: 3,7–4,2 mm; Teg: 21–22 mm; HF: 3,4–4,2 mm; HT: 5,2 – 4,6 mm; PS: 1,8–2,2 mm.

Comments. This species was erroneously determined as Q. diaphana   based on specimens from Manaus, and likewise wrongly identified as Q. abacata   with specimens collected in Itacoatiara ( Sovano & Mendes, 2013).


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