Abaxinicephora excellens (Wang, Hanqiang, Liu, Xianwei & Li, Kai 2015)
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- Abaxinicephora excellens Wang, Hanqiang, 2015, Zootaxa 3941: 537-537.
Material examined.1 ♂1 ♀, Daming Mountain, Wuming County, Guangxi province, 2013. VII. 19–25, alt. 1250m, leg. ZHU Wei-Bin et al.
Description. Female (the first time). Body generally consist with male. Fastigium of vertex conical, dorsally shallowly furrowed and apically obtuse. Compound eyes circular, globularly protruding forward. Last segment of maxillary palp longer than preceding. Paranota of pronotum high, ventral edge truncate, inconspicuous of humeral sinus, metazona not elongate as in male (Figs 69, 70), thoracic auditory spiracle small and entirely exposed, viewable in profile. Wings medium length, reaching the middle of eight abdominal tergite, veins of tegmina strong and conspicuous, hind wings degenerate. Each femur unarmed. Types of inner and outer ventral spine of fore tibiae are 4, 4 (1, 1), mid tibiae each bearing 6 outer and 5 inner ventral spines, each dorsal margin of hind tibia bearing about 25–28 teeth, apex with 3 pairs of spurs. Cerci long and thin, conical. Subgenital plate quite simple, triangular (Fig. 73). Ovipositor no longer than hind femur, gently upcurved in apical half, apex damaged. Coloration. Generally darkish green while alive. Eyes brownish, disc of pronotum brown posteriorly. Measurement. Lengths in millimeter: body ♂ 11.5, ♀11.0; pronotum ♂ 5.6, ♀ 4.9; tegmina ♂ 7.2, ♀ 6.7; hind femora ♂ 10.3, ♀ 12.1; ovipositor ♀ 8.5.
Distribution. Guangxi (Daming Mountain, Dayao Mountain).
- Wang, Hanqiang; Liu, Xianwei; Li, Kai; 2015: New taxa of Meconematini (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Meconematinae) from Guangxi, China, Zootaxa 3941: 537-537. doi