Phaneroptera myllocerca Ragge, 1956,

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: 313

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Phaneroptera myllocerca Ragge, 1956


Phaneroptera myllocerca Ragge, 1956 

( Fig. 6–7View FIGURE 6View FIGURE 7; Plate XII) Orthoptera 8242

Material examined. (02 Specimens, 1 ♀& 1 ♂) India (Meghalaya): Ri- bhoi; Umiam; 2013, Coll. Rajendra Nagar (North East Hills); 2013, Coll. Rajendra Nagar (East Kashi Hills).

Male: Fastigium verticis narrow, acute furrowed above; step-like declined to fastigium frontis. Stridulatory vein on underside of left tegmina with about 32 large teeth, widely spaced and many closely spaced teeth in the posterior margins. Hind wing 8.75 mm longer than tegmina. Ninth abdominal tergite projecting, apex rounded. Supra-anal plate longer than broad and obtusely, slightly excised in middle, apex broadly rounded; Sub-genital plate acute triangular, apex angular, excised and with two short triangular lobes. Cerci strongly curved, widest at base, slightly narrowing in middle; dorsal in almost 90 0 angle, with many small spines in inner margins and upwardly curved and with teeth at apex.

Female: Ovipositor curved over the whole length (sickle-shaped); dorsal margin almost straight with rounded teeth; ventral margins near apex with fine rounded teeth. Sub-genital plate apex slightly excised in middle, carinate. Epiproct tongue shaped; with groove in middle. Cerci slightly curved on dorsal margins narrowing apically, apex obtuse.