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Systematic Comparison of Two Species of Genus Aeropus Gistel (Orthoptera: Gomphoceridae) from Mongolian Plateau

Systematic Comparison of Two Species of Genus Aeropus Gistel (Orthoptera: Gomphoceridae) from Mongolian Plateau

Subudao Eerdun1, Hai Si1, Rui-Lin Tian1,2*, Hua Mei1, Caicike Badumu1 and Ridunhu Hu1

1College of Life Science and Technology, Inner Mongolia Normal University, Hohhot 010022, China.
2Key Laboratory of Biodiversity conservation and Sustainable Utilization for College and University of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Hohhot 010022, China.
 
Subudao Eerdun and Hai Si contributed equally to this study.
 
* Corresponding author: tianrl@imnu.edu.cn

Fig. 1.

Map of specimen collection locality. : A. sibiricus; ●: A. licenti.

Fig. 2.

Epiphallus of Aeropus sibiricus and Aeropus licenti. A-B: A. sibiricus; C-D: A. licenti.1: Bridge (B); 2: Ancorae (An); 3: Anterior pro (Ant); 4: Lateral plate (Lp); 5: Posterior projections (Pp); 6: Outer lophi (L); 7: Inner lophi (L).

Fig. 3.

Phallic complex of Aeropus sibiricus and Aeropus licenti. A-B: A. sibiricus; C-D: A. licenti. 1: Basal valves of penis (Bp); 2: Apodemes (Apd); 3: Zygoma (Zy); 4: Valves of cingulum (Vc); 5: Apical valves of penis (Ap).

Fig. 4.

Veins of fore wings (tegmina) of Aeropus sibiricus and Aeropus licenti. A-B: A. sibiricus; C-D: A. licenti. 1: Costa (C); 2: Subcosta (Sc); 3: Radius (R); 4: Media (M); 5: Anterior cubitus (CuA); 6: Posterior cubitus (CuP); 7: Anal (A).

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

February

Pakistan J. Zool., Vol. 56, Iss. 1, pp. 01-501

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