Phasmotaenia virgea

HENNEMANN & CONLE, 2009: 33, figs. 41-47, 53, 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 [Natural History Museum, London / BMNH]. Body length (incl. subgenital plate) 182.0 mm (Photo by P.D. Brock)

 

Paratype, male [Natural History Museum, London / BMNH]. Body length (incl. subgenital plate) 110.4 mm (Photo by P.D. Brock)

 

Paratype, egg [Natural History Museum, London / BMNH].  Capsule length 3.9 mm

 

 

Type-material:

HOLOTYPE, ♀: New Georgia, Solomon Is., 20.V.1963, R.W. Paine, N4; Brit. Mus., 1967-404; BMNH(E) #845349 [Natural History Museum, London / BMNH].


PARATYPE, ♀: Munda: XII. 60, Host Plant unknown, Type, R.W. Paine, H; Solomon Is: Munda XII.1969 R.W. Paine; Pres by Com[…]nst Ent B M 1962 I; BMNH(E) #845351
[Natural History Museum, London / BMNH].


PARATYPE, ♂: Solomon Is: Munda, 20.V.1963, R.W. Paine, B.M. 1965-21; BMNH(E) #845350
[Natural History Museum, London / BMNH].