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Your Position :Home->Past Journals Catalog->1993 Vol.12 No.2

Two New Species of Euchorthippus Tarb. From Shanxi Province (Orthoptera : Acrypteridae)
Author of the article:ZHENG Zhe-min1, WANG Xiang-rong2
Author's Workplace:(1.Institute of Zoology, Shaanxi Normal University, Xian 710062; 2.Bureau of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry of Shanxi Province, Taiyuan 030001)
Key Words:Acrypteridae; Euchorthippus; new species
Abstract:
The paper reports two new species of grasshopper from shanxi Province. Type specimens are deposited in Institute of Zoology, Shaanxi Normal University.
Euchorthippus nigrilineatus sp. nov. (Figs. 1-5)
This new species similar to Euchorthippus pulvinatus (F. – W.) and Eu. Yungningensis Zheng et Chiu. It differs from both 1n : 1) Subgenital plate of male short and stout, its length longer than width about 1.4 times; 2) Knee black, top of lower kneelope yellow. It differs from the former in: 1) Frontal ridge with longitudinal sulcus whole length; 2) Interspace of mesosternal lobes of female, the maximum width larger than its minimum width about 2 times. It differs from the latter in: 1) Length of longitudinal diameter of eye longer than subocular sulcus about 2 times; 2) Lateral keels of prozone of pronotum straight, parallel; 3) Elytra reaching the top of hind femur.
Length of body; ♂16 mm, ♀20 mm. length of elytra: ♂12 mm, ♀15 mm. Length of hind femur: ♂10 mm, ♀12 mm.
Holotype ♂, allotype ♀, Shanxi: Yongji, 110º5´E, 34º8´N, 7001000m. 13, Sept. 1991, collected by Wang Xiangrong.
Euchorthippus sinucarinatus sp. nov. (Figs. 6-8)
This new species is allied to Euchorthippus yungningensis Zheng et Chiu, but differs in: 1) Only precostal area and costal area with intercalary vein; 2) Width of median area larger than cubital area about 1.3 times; 3) Elytra only reaching the knee of hind femur; 4) Interspace of mesosternal lobes of female, the maximum width about 1.6 times its minimum width; 5) Knee black, top of lower kneelope yellow.
Length of body: ♂15.5 mm, ♀19 mm. Length of elytra: ♂11.5 mm, ♀15.5 mm. Length of hind femur: ♂9.5 mm, ♀12.5mm.
Holotype ♀, allotype ♂, shanxi: ruicheng, 110º7´E, 34º6´N, 12, Sept. 1991, collected by Wang Xiangrong.
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