Himertula kinneari (Uvarov, 1923), Uvarov, 1923

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 kinneari (Uvarov, 1923)


Himertula kinneari (Uvarov, 1923)  

( Fig. 1 View FIGURE 1 ; Plate I & II)

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Material examined. (2 ♂ Specimens) India (Rajasthan; Maharashtra): 7.x. 2013, Coll. Rajendra Nagar (Patur, Akola); 16.x. 2012, Coll. Rajendra Nagar (Banswara).

Male: Tegmina narrow reaching hind femur. Stridulatory file on underside of left tegmina curved with about 50 distinct widely spaced and many closely spaced teeth in the anterior part. Tenth abdominal tergite prolonged behind and curved ventrad, faintly furrowed in middle, epiproct triangularly rounded. Cerci long, surpassing apex of sub-genital plate, cylindrical, carinate and strongly curved at base; apex acute. Subgenital plate narrow, lateral view strongly curved dorsad in an almost 90 0 angle; apices of apical lobe curved laterad, divided from apex for less than half of its length; lobe curved dorsal, internal surface with black spinules.

Female: Not in our collection.