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Your Position :Home->Past Journals Catalog->2014 Vol.33 No.2

A New Species of the Genus Sinstauchira from Yunnan Province (Orthoptera: Catantopidae)
Author of the article:LI Xiaodong1, XU Shengquan2, ZHENG Zhemin2
Author's Workplace:(1.Department of Chemistry and Life Science, Hechi University, Yizhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region 546300, China; 2.Institute of Zoology, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi'an 710062, China)
Key Words:Orthoptera; Catantopidae; Sinstauchira; new species; Yunnan
Abstract:A new species of the genus Sinstauchira (Orthoptera, Catantopidae) was described in this study. The type specimens are deposited in the Institute of Zoology, Shaanxi Normal Univeristy. Sinstauchira puerensis sp. nov. (Plate, 1~12). The new species is similar to Sinstauchira ruficornis Huang et Xia, 1984, but differs in: 1) Longitudinal diameter of eyes about 1.8 times longer than subocular furrow; 2) Tegmen reach to the seven tenths of hind femur; 3) Hind tarsus not beyond the half part of hind tibia. Body length: ♂ 16.0~17.0 mm, ♀ 21.0~23.0 mm; Pronotum length: ♂ 3.0~3.5 mm, ♀ 4.0~5.0 mm; Length of tegmen: ♂ 9.5~10.0 mm, ♀ 12.5~14.0 mm; Length of hind femur: ♂ 9.5~11.0 mm ,♀ 11.0~12.0 mm. Holotype , paratypes 1, 5♀♀, Yunnan, Pu'er, Caiyanghe Nature Reserve (22°30ʹN, 101º11ʹE), 28 July in 2007, collected by Xu Shengquan. Etymology: The new species name is from the type locality Pu'er, China.
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