Himertula pallisignata 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: 303

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Himertula pallisignata Ingrisch and Shishodia, 1998


Himertula pallisignata Ingrisch and Shishodia, 1998 

( Fig. 1View FIGURE 1; Plate III & IV)

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Material examined. (11 ♂ Specimens) India (Karnataka; Rajasthan): 26.ix. 2012, Coll. Jhabar Mal (Alsigarh, Udaipur); 26.ix. 2012, Coll. Rajendra Nagar (Alsigarh, Udaipur) (3); 4.xi. 2008, Coll. A. Pareek (Banswara); 1.viii. 2008, Coll. P. S. Rathore (Sindhri, Barmer); 10.ix. 2007, Coll. S. L. Jat (Udaipur); 1.ix. 2007, Coll. Lekha (Mavli, Udaipur); 18.xii. 2014, Coll. Rajendra Nagar ( GKVK, Bangalore); 19.xii. 2014, Coll. Rajendra Nagar ( GKVK, Bangalore); 19.xii. 2014, Coll. Jhabar Mal ( GKVK, Bangalore).

Male: Stridulatory file with about 69 teeth, most of them widely spaced, some closely spaced at the posterior margins. Tenth abdominal tergite prolonged behind and cured ventrad, faintly furrowed in the middle; apical margin slightly concave in middle, broadly rounded on both sides. Epiproct triangularly rounded. Cerci long surpassing apex of subgenital plate; cylindrical and strongly curved at base; apex acute. Subgenital plate narrow, divided from apex for almost half of its length; lobes moderately curved dorsad and covered on internal surface with small black spinules. Phallus large, beam shaped with dorsal margins rounded and ventral margins with median furrow, apex bifid with hard small spines.

Female: Not in our collection.