Pharnacia borneensis

HENNEMANN & CONLE, 2008: 99, figs. 94-95, 153-154, 197-199, 352, 371.

 

HENNEMANN, F. H. & CONLE, O. V. (2008): Revision of Oriental Phasmatodea: The tribe Pharnaciini Günther, 1953, including the description of the world’s longest insect, and a survey of the family Phasmatidae Gray, 1835 with keys to the subfamilies and tribes. (Phasmatodea: “Anareolatae”: Phasmatidae). Zootaxa, 1-316.

 

 

Holotype, male [British Museum of Natural History, London / BMNH].  Body length 103.8 mm

 

 

 Paratype, male [coll. Phil E. Bragg / PEB No. 3550].

 

Paratype, female [coll. Mel Herbert / MH].  Body length 183.4 mm

 

 

Type-material:

HOLOTYPE, male: N-Borneo, Mt. Kinabalu, Mesilau Camp., 1.-5.IV.1964, 5000 ft., Royal Soc. Exped., Coll. S. Kueh, BM 1964-250 [Natural History Museum, London / BMNH].

PARATYPE, female: Brunei, Badas, swamp forest, leg. M. Herbert 1995 [coll. Mel Herbert / MH]. 


PARATYPE, female: Borneo Exped. Dr. Nieuwenhuis, Mahakam Riv, 1894, Pharnacia rigida K. Günther det. (RMNH).


PARATYPE, male: Sabah, just outside Kinabalu Park HQ, found dead on ground, killed by domestic cat, P.E. Bragg 26-8-2001 [coll. Phil E. Bragg / PEB, No. 3152].


PARATYPE, male: Sabah, just outside Kinabalu Park HQ area, P.E. Bragg, 11.XII.2006 [coll. Phil E. Bragg / PEB, No. 3550].


PARATYPE, male: Sabah, Kinabalu N. P. 26.IX.-15.XI.83 A. Harman, 5,000 ft. [coll. Allan J. Harman / AJH].


PARATYPE, male: Sabah (N. Borneo), Kudasang, 24. May 1984, Coll. C. L. Chan & J. Cocking [coll. C. L. Chan / CLC].


PARATYPE, male: Kinabalu N.P., May 1986, C.L. Chan [coll. C. L. Chan / CLC].


PARATYPE, male: Sabah, Kinabalu Park, Sabah E. Malaysia, 18.10.1993, leg. Patrick Gindal [Kinabalu National Park Collection, Sabah / KNP, No. SP-EPH-00017).


PARATYPE, male: P.H.Q., Kinabalu, 9.11.2001, Coll. Sinail. D. [Kinabalu National Park Collection, Sabah / KNP, No. SP-EPH-00018).


PARATYPE, male: Kinabalu Park HQ, Alt 1650 m, 08/May/2006, Coll: Sinail Dunsul [Kinabalu National Park Collection, Sabah / KNP, No. SP-EPH-01288].


PARATYPE, 10 eggs: Borneo, Brunei, Badas, swamp forest, leg. M. Herbert 1995 [coll. FH, No’s 0402-E & 0402-MP].


PARATYPE, 2 eggs: Borneo, Brunei, Badas, swamp forest, leg. M. Herbert 1995, ex coll. F. Hennemann [coll. Phil E. Bragg / PEB].