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          CN 51-1193/Q
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A New Species of Ptygonotus Tarb. From Gansu Province (Acridoidea : Acrypteridae)
Author of the article:ZHENG Zhe-min1, WANG Yi-de2, PAN Shi-cheng2, ZHANG Yuan-lin2, ZHANG An-hua2
Author's Workplace:(1.Institute of Zoology, Shaanxi Normal University, Xian 710062; 2.Xinglongshan Natural Reserve of Gansu, Yuzhong County, Gansu Province 730117)
Key Words:Ptygonotus; Acrypteridae; Acridoidea; new species
In the present paper, a new species of Ptygonotus Tarb. Is described. Type specimens are preserved in the Institute of Zoology, Shaanxi Normal University.
Ptygonotus xinglongshanensis sp. nov. (Figs. 1-6)
This new species is allied to Ptygonotus hocashanensis Cheng et Hang, but differ in: (1) the length of fastigium equal to the transversal diameter of eye, and slightly smaller than the interocular distance; (2) antennae thick and short, the length of middle segment equal to width; (3)elytra wide and short, the length of elytra larger than width about 2-3 times; (4) anal plate of male triangular, in the middle of lateral margin slightly concave; (5) arolium wide and short.
Length of body: ♂13-14; ♀18-23 mm.
Length of pronotum: ♂3-3.5; ♀3.5-4 mm.
Length of elytra: ♂4; ♀2.5-3 mm.
Length of hind femur: ♂8-9; ♀10-11 mm.
Holotype ♂, allotype ♀, paratypes1♂, 9♀♀, Gansu: Yuzhong (Xinglongshan). 10 Aug. 1991, collected by Wang Yide.
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