Sishiniheia diamantina de Mello & Souza-Dias,

Souza Dias, Pedro G. B., Mello, Francisco De Assis Ganeo De & Vieira, Lelisberto Baldo, 2016, A new genus and species of cricket from the Chapada Diamantina National Park, northeastern Brazil (Grylloidea: Phalangopsidae; Luzarinae), Zootaxa 4121 (3), pp. 258-266: 262-265

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http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4121.3.2

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scientific name

Sishiniheia diamantina de Mello & Souza-Dias
status

n. sp.

Sishiniheia diamantina de Mello & Souza-Dias  n. sp.

Figures 1–4View FIGURE 1View FIGURE 2View FIGURE 3View FIGURE 4

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Type locality. Brazil, Bahia State, Lençóis, Parque Nacional da Chapada Diamantina  . 12 ° 35 ' 16 ''S, 41 ° 24 ' 35 ''W. Etymology. The specific epithet refers to the Chapada Diamantina  , type locality of this species.

Type material. Holotype, allotype, 20 male paratypes, 8 female paratypes. Holotype: BRASIL, BA [Bahia], Lençóis, Pq. Nac. [National Park] da Chapada Diamantina  . 12 o 35 ’ 16 ”S 41 o 24 ’ 35 ”W. Alt.: 600– 900m. 13- 19.ii. 2013. de Mello leg. CNPq-SISBIOTA ( MZSP). Allotype (copulatory papilla removed and kept with the allotype): same data as the holotype ( MZSP). Paratypes: 7 males, 4 females paratypes, same data as the holotype ( MZSP); 1 male paratype, same data of the holotype, labeled ‘GRYLLO/CDI/NB0FG’, with complex phallic removed and kept with the specimen ( MZSP); 1 male paratype, same data of the holotype, labeled ‘GRYLLO/CDI/ 9 B 918 ’, with thorax removed for SEM analysis ( MZSP); 1 male, 1 female paratypes, same data as the holotype ( MPEG); 10 males, 3 females paratypes, same data as the holotype (Departamento de Zoologia, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu).

Diagnosis. General coloration dark brown, almost uniform. Occiput, vertex and fastigium dark brown, with small bristles; frons and gena dark brown. Pronotum dark brown; metanotum with glandular area composed of two rounded, whitish humps. Male FWs dark brown, coriaceous, glabrous, reduced, not surpassing the third tergite; longitudinal venation yellowish and connected to the rounded apex of the FW; glandular thickening absent; hind wings absent. Tergites dark brown, with medium brown spots; without tergal glands. Male and female genitalia as described for the genus.

Description. In addition to the characters of the genus:

Head. Occiput and vertex dark brown, without bristles ( Fig. 1View FIGURE 1 B). Fastigium dark brown, with small bristles ( Figs. 1View FIGURE 1 B, D, E). Antennal scape medium brown, dark brown on inner face ( Figs. 1View FIGURE 1 B, D, H). Frons and gena dark brown; frons with a thin, medium brown, vertical stripe ( Figs. 1View FIGURE 1 D, E, H).

Thorax. Pronotum DD dark brown, with short bristles restricted to the cephalic and caudal margins ( Figs. 1View FIGURE 1 B, E); DD cephalic and caudal margins sub-straight ( Fig. 1View FIGURE 1 B); LL ventro-cephalic angle rounded, ventro-caudal margin gradually ascendant ( Fig. 1View FIGURE 1 E).

Legs. TI bearing a large tympanum on both sides; FI and FII dark brown, not annulated ( Fig. 1View FIGURE 1 A); TI and TII dark brown annulated with medium brown ( Fig. 1View FIGURE 1 A); TI with two same-sized ventral apical spurs; TII with two inner and two outer apical spurs. Posterior legs not annulated ( Fig. 1View FIGURE 1 A). FIII medium to light brown, with medium brown diagonal, thin stripes on outer face, apical third medium brown. TIII dark brown. Basitarsus III yellowish brown, with a double row of spines.

Abdomen. Abdomen pubescent; tergites dark brown, with medium brown spots ( Figs. 1View FIGURE 1 A, B); without tergal glands. Sternites medium brown. Cerci dark brown. Supra-anal plate pubescent, medium brown; with dark brown maculae in the center ( Fig. 1View FIGURE 1 K); proximal margin slightly concave; distal margin rounded, with very short extended angles( Fig. 1View FIGURE 1 K). Subgenital plate pubescent, medium brown ( Fig. 1View FIGURE 1 L).

Male. Male FWs dark brown with longitudinal veins yellowish and connected to the apex ( Figs. 1View FIGURE 1 A, B). FWs covering part of the abdomen, not surpassing the third tergite ( Figs. 1View FIGURE 1 A, B); posterior part of internal margin and apex yellowish ( Figs. 1View FIGURE 1 A, B, E); internal margins well separated over its length or touching at the median part ( Fig. 1View FIGURE 1 B); apex rounded, not truncated distally.

Male genitalia as described for the genus.

Female. Larger than male; general coloration medium brown, marbled ( Fig 1View FIGURE 1 C). Female FWs similar to those of male, even more reduced, also bearing yellowish longitudinal veins ( Fig. 1View FIGURE 1 C). Subgenital plate short, distal margin bilobate ( Fig. 1View FIGURE 1 J). Supra-anal plate similar to male, distal margin rounded ( Fig. 1View FIGURE 1 I).

Female genitalia as described for the genus.

Measurements (mm). Males (n= 10): HW— 3.42 (3.25–3.75); IOD— 1.54 (1.35–1.80); PL— 2.72 (2.20– 3.10); AWP— 3.61 (3.50–4); PWP— 4.05 (3.50–4.50); PW— 4.66 (4.25 –5.00); FWL— 4.66 (3.80–5.55); FWW— 2.67 (2.30–3.25); LFIII— 14.71 (12.90–17.55); WFIII— 3.77 (3.50–4.20); LTIII— 13.27 (12.15–15); LBt-III— 4.19 (3.70–5).

Females (n= 5): HW— 3.81 (3.60–4); IOD— 1.77 (1.70–1.85); PL— 2.68 (2.25–3); AWP— 4.14 (3.95–4.45); PWP— 4.91 (4.55–5.20); PW— 5.32 (4.85–5.55); FWL— 2.65 (2.25–3); FWW— 1.77 (1.35–1.95); LFIII— 15.66 (13.50–15.15); WFIII— 4.12 (4–4.50); LTIII— 15.51 (14.55–17.25); LBt-III— 4.16 (3.70–4.70); OL— 16.32 (15– 17.25)..

MZSP

Sao Paulo, Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo

MPEG

Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi