Lopaphus srilankensis montanus

HENNEMANN, 2002: 56, figs. 25-27 & 36.

 

HENNEMANN, F. H. (2002): Notes on the Phasmatodea of Sri Lanka (Orthoptera). Mitteilungen der Münchner Entomologischen Gesellschaft, 92: 37-78.

 

 

Holotype, male [Zoologische Staatssammlung München / ZSMC].  Body length 60.3 mm

 

Paratype, female [coll. FH, No. 0437-3].  Body length 78.5 mm

 

Paratype, female [coll. FH, No. 0437-4].  Body length 74.0 mm

 

Paratype, female: Head and prothorax [coll. FH, No. 0437-3]

 

Paratypes, females: Metathorax showing the tegmina and vestigial alae [coll. FH, No's 0437-3 (upper) and 0437-4 (lower)]

 

Paratypes, females: Apex of abdomen in lateral view [coll. FH, No's 0437-3 (upper) and 0437-4 (lower)]

 

Paratype, female at the type-locality

 

Mountainous rain forest near Nuwara Eliya, the habitat of Lopaphus srilankensis montanus

 

 

Type-material:

 

HOLOTYPE, male: Zentral Sri Lanka, Nuwara Eliya, Kandapola, 1900 m, 20.VIII.2000, leg. Hennemann & Seifert, ex coll. FH [Zoologische Staatssammlung München / ZSMC].

PARATYPE, female: Zentral Sri Lanka, Nuwara Eliya, Kandapola, 1900 m, 20.VIII.2000, leg. Hennemann & Seifert, ex coll. FH [Zoologische Staatssammlung München / ZSMC].

PARATYPES, 2 females: Zentral Sri Lanka, Nuwara Eliya, Kandapola, 1900 m, 20.VIII.2000, leg. Hennemann & Seifert [coll.  Frank Hennemann / FH, No. 0437-4 & 4].