R Swaminathan

Summary

Publications

  1. Nagar R, Mal J, Swaminathan R. Additions to the reported Elimaea species (Orthoptera: Phaneropteridae: Phaneropterinae) from India. Zootaxa. 2014;3860:536-46 pubmed publisher
    ..The morphometric variations in the reported species have been given, which include E. securigera, E. subcarinata, E. thaii, E. chloris, E. nautica and E. subcarinata sp. nov. (that differs from E. subcarinata).  ..
  2. Mal J, Nagar R, Swaminathan R. New record of the bush cricket, Zvenella yunnana Gorochov (Orthoptera: Gryllidae: Podoscirtinae) from India. Zootaxa. 2014;3872:83-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The other congeneric species reported is Zvenella geniculata (Chopard) from Thailand. The morphological characterization of Z. yunnana has been presented with suitable illustrations. ..
  3. Nagar R, Mal J, Swaminathan R. A note on the new species of the genus Isopsera (Orthoptera: Phaneropteridae: Phaneropterinae) from India. Zootaxa. 2015;3964:95-100 pubmed publisher
    ..The described species differs from the two closely related species, I. caligula Ingrisch and I. spinosa Ingrisch, based on the structure of the male sub-genital plate, cerci and stridulatory file on the left tegmen. ..
  4. Nagar R, Swaminathan R. Notes on the genus Conocephalus (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae; Conocephalinae; Conocephalini) from India and description of two new species. Zootaxa. 2016;4126:1-43 pubmed publisher
    ..The distribution map of the species in India has been provided with a key to the subgenera. ..
  5. Nagar R, Swaminathan T, Swaminathan R. A note on Agraeciini species (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Conocephalinae) in India. Zootaxa. 2016;4162:438-50 pubmed publisher
    ..The important morphological characters of the head, pronotum, cerci, spines on the fore tibiae, hind femora and the ovipositor have been illustrated with suitable line drawings to distinguish the newly reported species. ..
  6. Swaminathan R, Nagar R. Some representative species of the tribe Holochlorini (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Phaneropterinae) and the description of two new species from India. Zootaxa. 2016;4171:259-292 pubmed publisher
  7. Mal J, Nagar R, Swaminathan R. Morphological characterization of some representative species of the genus Loxoblemmus (Orthoptera: Gryllidae; Gryllinae; Gryllini) from India. Zootaxa. 2015;3955:329-39 pubmed publisher
    ..Of the 5 reported species, based on the comparative linear measurements, L. haani is relatively larger than the other species encountered. ..
  8. Nagar R, Swaminathan R. First report of the genus <i>Tettigonia</i> Linnaeus (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Tettigoniinae) and record of <i>Tettigonia</i> <i>caudata</i> <i>caudata</i> (Charpentier, 1842) from India. Zootaxa. 2017;4258:294-300 pubmed publisher
    ..Nevertheless, the short tegmina reaching to the end of hind knee is a character often used to separate T. caudata and T. viridissima from T. cantans and T. hispina (Haz, 1969). ..
  9. Swaminathan R, Nagar R, Swaminathan T. First description of the female <i>Elimaea</i> <i>melanocantha</i> (Walker, 1869) (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Phaneropterinae) from India. Zootaxa. 2017;4243:389-393 pubmed publisher
    ..Gorochov (2013) reported two species, Elimaea melanocantha (Walker, 1869) and Elimaea nigrosignata Bolivar, 1900 in the group Neoelimaea. The terminology used is that of Ingrisch (1998) and Rentz and Colless (1990). ..