Acropsis, Uvarov, 1939

Mendes, Diego Matheus De Mello & Rafael, José Albertino, 2020, RedescriptionofAcropsisGrant, 1958 (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Phaneropterinae Microcentrini) and description of new species from Brazilian and Colombian Amazon Rainforest, Zootaxa 4779 (2), pp. 230-244: 232

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4779.2.5

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:FEBC14DB-33FE-4E43-B8E3-4CCC0EAF4B55

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3851263

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/EB1587B8-1C7F-1404-5391-31E64D95FD4D

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Plazi

scientific name

Acropsis
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Key of male to Acropsis 

1. Cerci apex rounded, with a hook-like spine ( Fig. 7KView FIGURE 7). Head rugose ( Figs. 7View FIGURE 7 B–D) .......... Acropsis solimoesensis  sp. nov.

- Cerci apex acute, with triangular or rounded spine ( Figs. 1View FIGURE 1 I–K). Head smooth or partially rugose under eyes and frons ( Figs. 1View FIGURE 1 B–D and 10B–D).................................................................................... 2

2. Cerci spine triangular, slightly curved ( Fig. 1KView FIGURE 1); lateral lobes of mesosternum with margins curved inwards, with acute apex ( Fig. 1EView FIGURE 1). Head rugose under eyes and frons ( Figs. 1View FIGURE 1 B–D)..................................... Acropsis tectiformis 

- Cerci spine rounded ( Fig. 10KView FIGURE 10); lateral lobes of mesosternum anteriorly parallel, posteriorly curved outwards, with rounded apex ( Fig. 10EView FIGURE 10). Head smooth ( Figs. 10View FIGURE 10 B–D)........................................... Acropsis julianae  sp. nov.