Saturday, February 27, 2016

[Entomology • 2016] Mayacephalus dickmanorumStudies in Guatemalan Ensifera: A New Cone-headed Katydid Genus (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) from eastern Guatemala

Mayacephalus dickmanorum
Cadena-Castañeda, Monzón-Sierra & Cortés-Torres. 2016 zootaxa.4084.2.9


Mayacephalus dickmanorum n. gen. et n. sp., from eastern Guatemala is described in this contribution. This new genus highlights from other related ones by its short tegmina; unusual for the tribe Copiphorini, and only present in three neotropical genera: Toledopizia, Brachycaulopsis and Daedalellus, being closer to the first one.

Keywords: Orthoptera, Copiphorini, Copiphora, Toledopizia, brachypterous, Central America

Oscar J Cadena-Castañeda; José Monzón-Sierra and Carolina Cortés-Torres. 2016. Studies in Guatemalan Ensifera: Mayacephalus (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) A New Cone-headed Katydid Genus. Zootaxa. 4084(2);