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

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Poecilimon antalyaensis myrae Chobanov & Heller

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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.