Phaneroptera gracilis Burmeister, 1838,

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: 310

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4027.3.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:2B028669-C41D-44D9-B946-A40795F78196

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scientific name

Phaneroptera gracilis Burmeister, 1838
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Phaneroptera gracilis Burmeister, 1838 

( Fig. 4View FIGURE 4 & 5View FIGURE 5; Plate IX, X & XI)

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Material examined. (75 Specimens, 31 ♀ & 44 ♂) India (Gujarat; Madhya Pradesh; Kerala; Maharashtra; Meghalaya; Rajasthan; Tamil Nadu): 20.ix. 2006, Coll. G. S. Chundawat (Mennar, Udaipur); 6.xi. 2008, Coll. Lekha (Chikalwas, Udaipur); 21.vii. 2007, Coll. B. K. Patidar (Jhalawar); 18.v. 2006, Coll. R. Swaminathan (Jalor); 4.ix. 2007, Coll. P. S. Rathore (Mavli, Udaipur); 3.viii. 2007, Coll. Lekha (Fetehpur, Sikar); 20.i. 2007, G. S. Chundawat (Khehbrahma); 4.x. 2007, Coll. S. L. Jat (Rao Madara); 24.iii. 2007, Coll. R. S. Meena (Udaipur); 19.ii. 2007, Coll. R. S. Meena (Jhadol, Udaipur); 10.vii. 2006, Coll. G. S. Chundawat ( Surat); 30.i. 2007, Coll. P. S. Rathore (Sirohi); 6.ii. 2007, Coll. R. S. Meena (Udaipur); 4.ix. 2012, Coll. Jhabar Mal (Mavli, Udaipur); 10.vii. 2013, Coll. R. Swaminathan (Anand); 8.ix. 13, Coll. R. Swaminathan (Udaipur); 8.x. 2013, Coll. Rajendra Nagar (Patur, Akola); 21.ix. 2013, Coll. ( ARSS, Vallabanagar); 19.i. 2014, Coll. Rajendra Nagar ( TNAU, Coimbatore), (5); 12.ix. 2013, Coll. R. Swaminathan (Udaipur); 19.i. 2014, Coll. Jhabar Mal ( TNAU, Coimbatore), (2); 12.ix. 2013, Coll. R. Swaminathan (Udaipur); 1.x. 2013, Coll. R. Swaminathan (Anta, Baran); 17.xii. 2013, Coll. Rajendra Nagar (Udaipur); 21.ix. 2013, Coll. Rajendra Nagar (Salumber, Udaipur); 9.x. 2013, Coll. Rajendra Nagar (Patur, Akola); 8.x. 2013, Coll. Rajendra Nagar (Chikaldhara).

Female: 4.xi. 2006, Coll. D. P. Choudhary (Banswara); 10.ix. 2007, Coll. P. S. Rathore (Mavli, Udaipur); 12.x. 2010, Coll. R. Swaminathan (Banswara); 25.ix. 2008, Coll. P. S. Rathore (Udaipur); 30.iii. 2007, Coll. B. K. Patidar (Udaipur); 20.i. 2007, Coll. R. Swaminathan (Khedbrahma); 1.xii. 2007, Coll. P. S. Rathore (Banswara); 26.ix. 2012, Coll. Rajendra Nagar (Alsigarh, Udaipur); 14.ix. 2006, Coll. D. P. Choudhary (Gogunda, Udaipur); 15.vi. 2008, Coll. P. S. Rathore (Udaipur); 26.ix. 2012, Coll. Jhabar Mal (Alsigarh, Udaipur); 26.ix. 2012, Coll. R. Swaminathan (Alsigarh, Udaipur); 4.xi. 2006, Coll. B. K. Patidar (Dungarpur); 4.xi. 2008, Coll. P. S. Rathore (Banswara); 11.iv. 2007, Coll. B. K. Patidar (Udaipur); 12.x. 2012, coll. R. Swaminathan ( TNAU, Coimbatore); 29.ix. 2006, Coll. D. P. Choudhary (Udaipur); 8.x. 2006, Coll. B. K. Patidar (Indore); 20.xi. 2007, Coll. Lekha (Udaipur); 15.x. 2010 Coll. R. Swaminathan (Banswara); 6.ix. 2007, Coll. Lekha (Udaipur); 10.xi. 2012, Coll. Rajendra Nagar (Mandsaur); 21.vi. 2012, Coll. Subhash (Anand); 20.ix. 2006, Coll. G. S. Chundawat (Menar, Udaipur); 26.vi. 2006, Coll. B. K. Patidar (Mavli, Udaipur); 14.vi. 2006, Coll. R. Swaminathan (Banswara); 26.vii. 2007, Coll. P. S. Rathore (KVK, Neemuch); 1.xi. 2007, Coll. P. S. Rathore (Banswara); 19.viii. 2008, Coll. P. S. Rathore (Banswara); 4.xi. 2008, P. S. Rathore (Banswara); 30.x. 2007, Coll. P. S. Rathore (Sirohi); 10.viii. 2012, Coll. Subhash (Anand); 6.xi. 2008, Coll. Lekha (Chaklwas, Udaipur); 14.vi. 2006, Coll. R. Swaminathan (Banswara); 10.vii. 2012, Coll. R. Swaminathan (Anand); 17.viii. 2006, R. Swaminathan (Mavli, Udaipur); 9.x. 2013, Coll. Jhabar Mal (Akola); 12.x. 2012, Coll. D. Dhakad (Rajasmand); 16.vii. 2013, Coll. Jhabar Mal (Anand); 13.xi. 2012, Coll. D. Dhakad (Chittorgarh); 7.i. 2013, Coll. D. Dhakad (Chittorgarh); 16.viii. 2013, Coll. R. Sawminathan (Anand); 10.x. 2013, Coll. Rajendra Nagar (Patur, Akola); 16.vii. 2013, Coll. Rajendra Nagar (Anand).

Male: Fastigium verticis sub-acute, narrow with dorsal surface furrowed. Stridulatory vein on underside of left tegmina with about 50 large teeth widely spaced and many closely spaced teeth in the posterior margins. Hind wing 10.50 mm longer than tegmina. Ninth abdominal tergite projecting, apex rounded, but faintly concave in middle. Supra-anal plate longer than broad and obtusely rounded at apex; Sub-genital plate elongate bifurcated at apical margins as shown and carinated. Cerci very long cylindrical, widened sub-apically before suddenly tapering at a point; slightly widening towards apex.

Female: Ovipositor sickle-shaped; dorsal margin almost straight with rounded teeth. Subgenital plate apex triangular. Epiproct tongue shaped. Cerci slightly curved, apex sub-obtuse.

TNAU

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University