Peruphasma schultei

CONLE & HENNEMANN, 2005: 61, figs. 1-9.

 

CONLE, O.V. & HENNEMANN, F.H. (2005): Studies on neotropical Phasmatodea I: A remarkable new species of Peruphasma Conle & Hennemann, 2002 from Northern Peru (Phasmatodea: Pseudophasmatidae: Pseudophasmatinae). Zootaxa, 1068: 59-68.

 

 

Paratype, male [coll. FH, No. 0580-7].

 

Paratype, male [coll. FH, No. 0580-1].

 

Paratype, female [coll. FH, No. 0580-33]

 

Paratype, female [coll. FH, No. 0580-26].

 

Paratype, male: Head and thorax in lateral view [coll. FH, No. 0580-25]

 

Paratype, female: Apex of abdomen in lateral view [coll. FH, No. 0580-34]

 

Paratype, male: Apex of abdomen in lateral view [coll. FH, No. 0580-21]

 

Paratype, egg (dorsal and lateral view) [coll. OC].

 

Paratype, male showing the conspicuous defensive reaction (captive reared F1-Generation).

 

Paratype, female showing the conspicuous defensive reaction (captive reared F1-Generation).

 

Cordillera del Condor, the type-locality and natural habitat of Peruphasma schultei (Photo by R. Schulte)

 

 

Etymology:

This remarkable new species is dedicated to Dipl. Biol. Rainer SCHULTE (INBICO NGO, Tarapoto, Peru), a German specialist for wildlife rescue and management, who collected the original specimens.

 

Type-material:

HOLOTYPE, male: NE-Peru, Cordillera del Condor, South Spur, 1200-1800m, leg. R. Schulte [Museo de Historia Natural Javier Prado, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marco, Lima / MUSM].

PARATYPES, 1 female, 3 eggs: N-Peru, Cordillera del Condor, South Spur, 1200-1800m, leg. R. Schulte [Museo de Historia Natural Javier Prado, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marco, Lima / MUSM].

PARATYPES, 1 male, 2 females, 2 nymphs, 10 eggs: N-Peru, Cordillera del Condor, South Spur, 1200-1800m, leg. R. Schulte [coll. OC].

PARATYPES, 2 males, 2 females, 3 eggs: N-Peru, Cordillera del Condor, South Spur, 1200-1800m, leg. R. Schulte, ex. ovum, F1-Generation [Zoologische Staatssammlung München / ZSMC].

PARATYPES, 1 male, 1 female, 3 eggs: N-Peru, Cordillera del Condor, South Spur, 1200-1800m, leg. R. Schulte, ex. ovum, F1-Generation [Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia / ANSP].

PARATYPES, 1 male, 1 female, 3 eggs: N-Peru, Cordillera del Condor, South Spur, 1200-1800m, leg. R. Schulte, ex. ovum, F1-Generation [Museum für Naturkunde der Humboldt-Universität Berlin / MNHU].

PARATYPES, 25 males, 25 females, eggs: N-Peru, Cordillera del Condor, South Spur 1200-1800m, leg. R. Schulte, ex. ovum, F1-Generation [coll. Oskar Conle / OC].

PARATYPES, 25 males, 25 females, eggs: N-Peru, Cordillera del Condor, South Spur, 1500-1800m, leg. R. Schulte, ex. ovum, F1-Generation [coll. Frank Hennemann / FH, No's 0580-1 to 50 & E].

 

Note: Phasmid Study Group culture-number PSG 270