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- Aboilomimus ornatus Liu, Xianwei, 2009, Zootaxa 2026: 59-60.
Description. Male. Medium size, slender. Metazona of pronotum considerably rugose. Fore femora without ventral spinules, fore tibiae with 1 external spur and 2 internal spurs on dorsal surface, ventral surface armed with 5 pairs of spurs. Mid femora without ventral spinules, mid tibiae with 3–4 pairs dorsal spurs and 5 pairs of ventral spurs. Hind femora with about 5–9 ventral spinules on each side, hind tibiae armed with 6 external dorsal spines and 6 internal dorsal spines, with 3 apical spurs on each side. Tegmina well developed, C indistinct, Ra with 3 branches near apex, Rs with 3 branches, Ma bifurcated near base, Mp+CuA 1 with 5 branches, CuA 2 bifurcated. Ra of hind wings single, Rs arising in the middle and with 3 branches. All abdominal tergites with a prominent median keel. Tenth abdominal tergite and epiproct fused with each other (Fig. 11), Paraprocts with hooks curved upward. Cerci short and solid, conical. Subgenital plate triangularly notched at apex and with long styli (Fig. 13).
Female. Venation of elytra and hind wing as male, but between Mp+CuA 1 and CuP of elytra with 4 branches and without stridulatory mechanism. Seventh abdominal tergite produced in middle of hind margin into a triangular process (Fig. 14). Subgenital plate short, with truncate hind margin. Ovipositor reduced, upper valva with segmented appendages. Coloration of body yellowish brown varied with some black and light tones. Occiput blackish with 5 irregular longitudinal light stripes, pronotum pitch black, with a distinct testaceous band along the middle in prozona. Legs light with knees darkened. Tegmina shiny, blackish with green costal area. Appendages of valva whitish. Measurements (mm). Length of body: Male; 18.0, Female, 20.0; length of pronotum: Male, 7.5; Female, 8.0; length of tegmina: Male, 22.0, Female, 17.0; length of hind femora: Male, 16.0, Female, 17.0. Holotype Male: Heixuangou, alt. 2000m, Labahe Reserve, Tianquan county, Sichuan Province, 27.VII. 2007, leg. Liu Xian-Wei et al.; Partypes: 2 females, same data as in holotype.
Etymology. The name refers to the ornate coloration of the species in life.
Discussion. This new species resembles A. sichuanensis Gorochov and Aboilomimus guizhouensis sp. n., but differs from the latter in: (1) occiput blackish with 5 irregular light stripes; (2) pronotum dark black, with a distinct testaceous band along the middle in prozona; (3) metazona of pronotum considerably rugose.
- Liu, Xianwei; Zhou, Min; Bi, Wenxuan; Tang, Liang; 2009: New data on taxonomy of recent Prophalangopsidae (Orthoptera: Hagloidea), Zootaxa 2026: 59-60. doi