Review of the African genera Arantia Stål and Goetia Karsch (Orthoptera. Tettigoniidae: Phaneropterinae).

Bruno Massa, Claudia Hemp

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The genus Arantia is reviewed, the distribution and distinguishing characters given. The three species of Goetia are assignedas subgenus to Arantia. Arantia gestri Griffini is transferred to this new subgenus and synonymized with G. dimidiataBolívar. Other species synonymized are: A. accrana Karsch with A. rectifolia Brunner von Wattenwyl; A. gabunensisBrunner von Wattenwyl with A. regina Karsch; A. mammisignum Karsch and A. tigrina Bolívar with A. excelsior Karsch;A. ugandana Rehn is synonymized with A. fasciata (Walker). 6 species from Tropical Africa are newly described: A.(Arantia) quinquemaculata n. sp., A. (Arantia) ivoriana n. sp., A. (Euarantia) tanzanica n. sp., A. (Euarantia) tibiaspinosan. sp., A. (Euarantia) bispinosa n. sp. and A. (Euarantia) griffinii n. sp. A key to the subgenera and species of Arantiais provided. The tribe Arantiini is synonymized with Holochlorini.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)451-498
Numero di pagine48
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Animal Science and Zoology

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