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Poecilimon birandi Karabağ, 1950 ♂

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Poecilimon birandi Karabağ, 1950 ♂

Elmalı, ANTALYA ● Turkey

With thanks to Prof. Mustafa Ünal for the ID.

Endemic species

Description: Medium size. General coloration probably green, but specimens discoloured. Head, prozona of pronotum, sides of abdomen and legs with dark punctuation. Abdomen with two parallel longitudinal dark stripes near middle line. Fatigium of vertex narrower than first antennal segment, with an indistinct furrow. Pronotum relatively long; its metazoan somewhat convex. Elytra not extending to middle of second tergite.

Distribution: Endemic species on Turkey, South Anatolia (Antalya region).

References:
Karabag T., 1950. Five new species of Poecilimon Fischer (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) from Turkey. Proceedings of the Royal Entomological Society of London. Series B, Taxonomy, 19: 150–155.
Ünal M., 2007.Check-list of the Turkish Orthoptera




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