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Two New species of Catantopidae from the Hengduan SMountains region (Orthoptera : Acridoidea)
Author of the article:ZHENG Zhe-min1, MAO Ben-yong2
Author's Workplace:(1.Institute of Zoology, Shaanxi Normal University, Xian 710062; 2.Department of Biology, Dali Teachers College, Dali, Yunnan Province 671000)
Key Words:Hengduan Mountains; Orthoptera; Catantopidae; New species
In the paper two new species of Catantopidae are described. Type specimens are preserved in Institute of Zoology, Shaanxi Normal University.
1.    Traulia gaoligongshanensis sp. nov. (Fig.1)
This new species is closely related to Traulia orientalis Ramme, but differs in: (1) Elytra reaching or not reaching the hind margin of third tergite. (2)Length of elytra longer than its width about 2.8 times () or 2.75 times (). (3)Red color of hind tibia longer, and its length longer than black part about 1.63 times.
The length of body:20 mm,31-32 mm, of pronotum:5mm,7 mm, of elytra:6.5 mm,10-11 mm, and of hind femur:11 mm,16-17 mm.
Holotype, allotype, paratype 1, Yunnan: Liuku, 1300 m, Aug. 27, 1995, collected by Shi Zichun.
2.    Conophymacris cangshanensis sp. nov. (Fig.2)
This new species is allied to Conophymacris viridis Zheng, but differs in: (1)Apex of circus of male oblique truncated, with round upper angle and sharp lower angle. (2)Terminal tergite with narrow and long furcula. (3)Anal plate of male nearly square, lateral margins curved, in the middle of hind margin with a triangular projection. (4)Hind margin of subgenital plate of female triangular sticking out. (5)Hind tibia dark red, without light ring in basal part.
The length of body:15-17 mm,21.5-24 mm, of pronotum:5.5-6 mm,6-7 mm, of elytra:2.5-5 mm,4-6 mm, and of hind femur:11.5-12 mm,12-14 mm.
Holotype, Yunnan: Dali, 2500m, Aug. 24, 1955, collected by shi Yunan. Allotype, Yunnan: Dali, Aug. 24, 1955, collected by Mao Benyong. Paratype 14♂♂, 2♀♀, as holotype.
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