Poecilimon antalyaensis myrae Chobanov & Heller, 2018

Kaya, Sarp, Chobanov, Dragan, Heller, Klaus-Gerhard, Yahyaoğlu, Özgül, Uluar, Onur & Çiplak, Battal, 2018, Review of Poecilimon species with inflated pronotum: description of four new taxa within an acoustically diverse group, Zootaxa 4462 (4), pp. 451-482 : 472-473

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4462.4.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:2AD1A9C4-CD05-4546-9ED2-2D4C47C9AE70

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6492326

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/9839A611-FF8B-FFD8-E7B0-AF148727FDBA

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Poecilimon antalyaensis myrae Chobanov & Heller
status

subsp. n.

Poecilimon antalyaensis myrae Chobanov & Heller subsp. n.

(G in Figures 3–6 View FIGURE 3 View FIGURE 4 View FIGURE 5 View FIGURE 6 and 9–11 View FIGURE 9 View FIGURE 10 View FIGURE 11 , Figures 1C View FIGURE 1 , 17C View FIGURE 17 , 18 View FIGURE 18 , 21 View FIGURE 21 , 22 View FIGURE 22 )

Material examined. Holotype, male. 1 M (collected as nymph), Antalya, south of Kemer 36.39273o N, 30.40127o E, 4.vi.2014 (CC). GoogleMaps

Diagnosis. Smaller body size seems to be the main distinctive character of P. antalyaensis myrae at a first glance. The number of stridulatory teeth <77 (80–98 in P. a. antalyaensis and> 98 P. a. anemurium) and the shorter and robust male cerci with robust apex (relatively slender and with tapered apex in the other two) are main diagnostic characters of this subspecies (compare F, G and H in Figure 6 View FIGURE 6 ). Male calling song of this species differs by temporal parameters from other two subspecies (see Figure 18 View FIGURE 18 ). In addition P. antalyaensis myrae differs from P. antalyaensis anemurium (compare G with H in Figures 3–13 View FIGURE 3 View FIGURE 4 View FIGURE 5 View FIGURE 6 View FIGURE 7 View FIGURE 8 View FIGURE 9 View FIGURE 10 View FIGURE 11 View FIGURE 12 View FIGURE 13 ) by the male subgenital plate with a concave caudal margin (convex in the other); the male cerci are shorter and incurved along their distal 3/4 (incurved in 1/ 4 in the other), their inwards directed part is shorter and their apices are robust (inward part is elongated and apex is tapered in the others; compare F, G and H in Figure 9 View FIGURE 9 ).

Etymology. Named according to the antic city “Myra” in the district of Demre, a town belonging to Antalya Province of Turkey.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Orthoptera

Family

Tettigoniidae

Genus

Poecilimon