Friday, September 16, 2016

[Entomology • 2016] Additional New Species of the Genus Obolopteryx Cohn et al. 2014 (Ensifera: Tettigoniidae) from Northeastern Mexico


Obolopteryx eurycerca 
Barrientos-Lozano & Rocha-Sánchez, 2016    
DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4168.3.1

Abstract

The present contribution describes five new species of Phaneropterinae from Northeastern Mexico: Obolopteryx eurycerca n. sp., Barrientos-Lozano & Rocha-Sánchez, O. nigra n. sp., Barrientos-Lozano & Rocha-Sánchez, O. tamaholipana n. sp., Barrientos-Lozano & Rocha-Sánchez, O. huastecana n. sp., Barrientos-Lozano & Rocha-Sánchez, and O. tanchipae n. sp., Barrientos-Lozano & Rocha-Sánchez. Diagnostic characters are illustrated and information on distribution and ecology provided. Polymorphism and geographic variation of the genus Obolopteryx Cohn et al. 2014 are discussed.

Keywords: Orthoptera, Mexico, Phaneropterinae, biodiversity, ecology




Ludivina Barrientos-Lozano, Aurora Yazmín Rocha-Sánchez, Alejandro Zaldívar-Riverón and Alfonso Correa-Sandoval. 2016. Additional New Species of the Genus Obolopteryx Cohn et al. 2014 (Ensifera: Tettigoniidae) from Northeastern Mexico. Zootaxa. 4168(3); 401–452
DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4168.3.1

Cohn, T.J., Swanson, D.R. and Fontana, P. 2014. Dichopetala and new related North American genera: a study in genitalic similarity in sympatry and genitalic differences in allopatry (Tettigoniidae; Phaneropterinae: Odonturini). Miscellaneous publications. Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, Miscellaneous publication No. 203, 1–180.

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