Cnipsomorpha

HENNEMANN, CONLE, ZHANG & LIU, 2008: 54, figs. 12-17.

 

HENNEMANN, F.H., CONLE, O.V., ZHANG, W.W. & LIU, Y. (2008): Descriptions of a new genus and three new species of Phasmatodea from Southwest China (Insecta: Phasmatodea). Zootaxa, 1701: 40-62.

 

Type-species: Cnipsomorpha erinacea HENNEMANN, CONLE, ZHANG & LIU, 2008: 58, figs. 12-17, by original designation of HENNEMANN, CONLE, ZHANG & LIU, 2008: 54.

 

Classification: "Anareolatae": Phasmatidae: Clitumninae: Medaurini

 

Geographic distribution: Mountainous regions (1500-2000 m) of Southwest China (Yunnan Province).

 

Species included:

1. Cnipsomorpha apteris (LIU & CAI, 1992: 62, figs. 3a & b) [Cnipsus].

2. Cnipsomorpha colorantis (CHEN & HE, 1996b: 286, figs. 1 & 2) [Cnipsus].

3. Cnipsomorpha erinacea HENNEMANN, CONLE, ZHANG & LIU, 2008: 58, figs. 12-17.

 

 

Cnipsomorpha erinacea Hennemann, Conle, Zhang & Liu, 2008: Holotype, female (lateral & dorsal view) [Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing / IZCAS].  Body length 42.0 mm (Photos by Liu Ye).

 

 

Cnipsomorpha erinacea Hennemann, Conle, Zhang & Liu, 2008: Holotype, female (lateral view of head) [Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing / IZCAS]. (Photos by Liu Ye).

 

Cnipsomorpha erinacea Hennemann, Conle, Zhang & Liu, 2008: Holotype, female (lateral view of apex of abdomen) [Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing / IZCAS]. (Photos by Liu Ye).

 

Cnipsomorpha erinacea Hennemann, Conle, Zhang & Liu, 2008: Paratype, egg(lateral view) [Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing / IZCAS]. (Photos by Liu Ye).