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New genera and new species of Acrometopini (Orthoptera: Tettigonioidea Phaneropterinae) from East Africa and a review of all known stridulatory organs, songs and karyotypes of the tribe

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Hemp, Claudia ; Heller, Klaus-Gerhard ; Warchałowska-Śliwa, Elżbieta ; Grzywacz, Beata ; Hemp, Andreas:
New genera and new species of Acrometopini (Orthoptera: Tettigonioidea Phaneropterinae) from East Africa and a review of all known stridulatory organs, songs and karyotypes of the tribe.
In: Insect Systematics & Evolution. Vol. 49 (2018) Issue 3 . - pp. 241-298.
ISSN 1876-312X
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1163/1876312X-00002170

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Two new genera of East African Acrometopini are erected: the monotypic Peronurella n. gen. with P. centralis n. sp. from Miombo woodlands in central Tanzania, and Tenerasphaga n. gen. for a morphological uniform group of species formerly included in Horatosphaga, T. chyuluensis n. sp., T. mbulu n. sp. T. nanyuki, T. nuda n. comb, T. meruensis n. comb, T. tenera n. comb and T. bazeletae n. comb. Additional species are described in the genera Altihoratosphaga, Lamecosoma and Peronura. Keys to African genera of Acrometopini and species of the genus Tenerasphaga are provided. We review the male calling songs and the morphology of the acoustical apparatus and discuss how the morphology of the stridulatory files explains the complicated song patterns and elements. All Acrometopini species showed a plesiomorphic karyotype with a diploid chromosome number of 2n = 31 and a X0 sex chromosome system in males.

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Item Type: Article in a journal
Refereed: Yes
Institutions of the University: Research Institutions
Research Institutions > Research Centres
Research Institutions > Research Centres > Bayreuth Center of Ecology and Environmental Research- BayCEER
Faculties > Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Earth Sciences > Department of Biology > Chair Animal Ecology II - Evolutionary Animal Ecology
Result of work at the UBT: Yes
DDC Subjects: 500 Science
Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2020 08:37
Last Modified: 17 Jan 2020 08:37
URI: https://eref.uni-bayreuth.de/id/eprint/53971