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Phasmotaenia guentheri

HENNEMANN & CONLE, 2009: 18, figs. 21-26, 54, 59 & 60.

 

HENNEMANN, F. H. & CONLE, O. V. (2009): Studies on the genus Phasmotaenia Navás, 1907, with the descriptions of five new species from the Solomon Islands, a revised key to the species and notes on its geographic distribution (Phasmatodea: “Anareolatae”: Phasmatidae s. l.: Stephanacridini). Zootaxa, 2011: 1-46.

 

 

Holotype, female [Museum für Naturkunde der Humboldt-Universität, Berlin / MNHU] Body length (incl. subgenital plate) 177.0 mm

 

Paratype, female [Natural History Museum, London / BMNH]. Photo by P.D. Brock, by courtesy of BMNH

 

        

Meso- and metathorax of females (paratypes) in BMNH, showing variation in the length of the tegmina.

 

Egg ex ovipositor of holotype [Museum für Naturkunde der Humboldt-Universität, Berlin / MNHU]. Capsule length 3.5 mm

 

 

Type-material:

 

HOLOTYPE, ♀ + 1 egg (ex ovipositor): Salomonen, Kira-Kira (Makira), I. 1929, leg. E. Paravicini; Typus; Phasmotaenionema australe K. Günther det. [Museum für Naturkunde der Humboldt-Universität, Berlin / MNHU]. (Paratype of Phasmotaenionema australe Günther, 1933)


PARATYPE, 2 ♀♀: Salomonen, Kira-Kira (Makira), I. 1929, leg. E. Paravicini; Phasmotaenionema australe K. Günther det. [Naturhistorisches Museum Basel / NHMB]. (Paratypes of Phasmotaenionema australe Günther, 1933)


PARATYPE, ♀ + 1 egg (ex ovipositor): Solomones, San Cristoval, Huni, R. south Camp. 4, 15.8.65, Roy. Soc. Exped., BM 1966-1; BMNH(E) #845039 and BMNH(E) #845040 [Natural History Museum, London / BMNH].


PARATYPE, ♀: Solomones, San Cristoval, Huni, R. south Camp. 4, 15.8.65, Roy. Soc. Exped., BM 1966-1; BMNH(E) #845038 [Natural History Museum, London / BMNH].


PARATYPE, 1 egg (ex ovipositor of ♀ BMNH(E) #845039): Solomones, San Cristoval, Huni, R. south Camp. 4, 15.8.65, Roy. Soc. Exped., BM 1966-1; BMNH(E) #845040 [Natural History Museum, London / BMNH].


PARATYPE, ♀ (penultimate instar nymph): Solomones, San Cristoval, Narahito R., 28 M, 1965, "on felled tree", Roy. Soc. Exped., BM 1966-1; BMNH(E) #845041 [Natural History Museum, London / BMNH].


PARATYPE, ♀: Solomon Is., Yarikora, T.C. Whitemore VII. 1963, Brit. Mus. 1966-55; BMNH(E) #845041 [Natural History Museum, London / BMNH].


PARATYPE, ♀: „South-Sea Islands“; BMNH(E) #845041 [Natural History Museum, London / BMNH].