Elimaea (Orthelimaea) carispina ( Ingrisch and Shishodia, 1998 ),

Nagar, Rajendra, Swaminathan, R. & Mal, Jhabar, 2015, Some common and less known Phaneropterinae (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae; Phaneropterinae) with the description of a new species from India, Zootaxa 4027 (3), pp. 301-340: 307-309

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Elimaea (Orthelimaea) carispina ( Ingrisch and Shishodia, 1998 )


Elimaea (Orthelimaea) carispina ( Ingrisch and Shishodia, 1998) 

( Fig. 3View FIGURE 3; Plate VIII)

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Material examined. (7 ♂ Specimens) India (Karnataka): 18.xii. 2014, Coll. Rajendra Nagar (Bangalore, GKVK); 19.xii. 2014, Coll. Rajendra Nagar ( GKVK, Bangalore); 19.xii. 2014, Coll. Jhabar Mal (Bangalore, GKVK) (1); 20.xii. 2014, Coll. Rajendra Nagar ( GKVK, Bangalore) (1); 05.ii. 2015, Coll. Rajendra Nagar ( GKVK, Bangalore).

Description. Fastigium verticis narrow conical, dorsally furrowed, sloping anteriorly and separated by a wide furrow from fastigium frontis. Pronotun with disc rounded, apical area flattened, V-shaped transverse sulcus just behind middle; anterior margin slightly concave, posterior margin rounded; paranota longer than high, humeral sinus distinct, fully winged species. Tegmina widest before middle; radius sector branching slightly behind middle. Anterior femur straight.

Male: Stridulatory file on underside of left tegmina with about 87 large teeth and 54 small teeth, which are spaced widely in basal area and gradually become denser towards apical area. Tenth abdominal tergite subtruncate. Cerci with basal swelling rounded, gradually narrowing; apical half slightly, then strongly curved and bent medially before apical area, apex acute. Subgenital plate in baso-central area greatly bulging, but membranous and sunk in middle of bulging area; lateral surface bent in a circa 90 0 angle from disc, slightly furrowed and not very high; Sub-genital plate split into 2 compressed, deviating lobes behind basal third; somewhat behind middle of length of sub-genital plate, these lobes are curved dorso-craniad in a more than 90 0 angle and approaching each other again, furrowed and narrowed towards apex, shortly before apex curved, apex acute; dorsal surface of lobes in circa medial half covered with numerous minute spinules. Phallus dorsal surface with a pair of longitudinal carinae covered with numerous spinules; apex of dorsal valves terminating in a long and thin, hyaline spine.

Female: Not in our collection.