Baculonistria

HENNEMANN & CONLE, 2008: 85

 

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, 1906: 1-316.

 

Type-species: Baculum album CHEN & HE, 1990: 54, figs. 1a-c, by original designation of HENNEMANN & CONLE, 2008: 85.

 

Classification: "Anareolatae": Phasmatidae: Clitumninae: Pharnaciini

 

Geographic distribution: Central and east China (Sichuan, Chongqing, Hubei, Henan & Anhui).

 

Species inncluded:

1. Baculonistria alba (CHEN & HE, 1990: 54, figs. 1a-c) [Baculum album].

        = Phobaeticus sichuanensis CAI & LIU, 1993: 469, figs. 1-4. [Synonymised by HENNEMANN & CONLE, 2008: 87].

2. Baculonistria longicornis (BI & WANG, 1998: 10, figs. 5 & 6) [Phobaeticus].

3. Baculonistria yuexiensis (CHEN & HE, 1993: 54, figs 1 & 2) [Phobaeticus].

 


Baculonistria alba (Chen & He, 1990): Male [coll. FH, No. 0614-13].  Body length 145.2 mm

 


Baculonistria alba (Chen & He, 1990): Female [coll. FH, No. 0614-1].  Body length (incl. subgenital plate) 221.0 mm

 

Baculonistria alba (Chen & He, 1990): Head and prothorax of female [coll. FH, No. 0614-4]. 

 

Baculonistria alba (Chen & He, 1990): Head and thorax of male [coll. FH, No. 0614-13].

 

Baculonistria alba (Chen & He, 1990): Apex of right mesofemur, female (upper) and male (Lower) [coll. FH].

 

Baculonistria alba (Chen & He, 1990): Apex of abdomen of female [coll. FH, No. 0614-1].

 

Baculonistria alba (Chen & He, 1990): Apex of abdomen of male [coll. FH, No. 0614-13].

 

Baculonistria alba (Chen & He, 1990): Egg [coll. FH, No. 0614-E].