photos on Orthoptera Species File (Cigliano et al.
Given the major differences between USNM 27031 and the remainder of the syntype
series, it seems strange that Jordan and Gilbert (1881) would have conflated them.
Type material: seven syntypes
from Argentina, Buenos Aires province.
Etheostoma chlorosoma (= Vaillantia chlorosoma)--USNM 27428 (1 syntype
Anthony Ricciardi from the Redpath Museum, Canada for lending us a syntype
of Ostrea lurida.
platyrhynchus may have been based on [geq]1 syntype
(there were several) that was in satisfactory condition.
Peter Bartsch of the Museum fur Naturkunde der Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin for his photograph of the existing syntype
of Arothron reticularis, Dr.
Remarks: One syntype
male specimen [MACN-En 6344] mounted on a cardboard, terminalia dissected, the head glued on the same cardboard.
Subsequently, the syntype
of this taxon was identified and figured by Delvene (2005, lectotype, Plate 1, Figs.
Ole Tendal located Chemnitz' syntype
in the Spengler Collection, housed at ZMUC.
11-13) is confirmed by comparing our specimens with the photograph of its syntype
received from Dr.
These photos together with information relating to the syntype
studied and Efflatoun's description show inconsistencies with Geller-Grimm and Hradsky's description and so I conclude that the Syrian material is dispecific and may represent an undescribed species.