Anisomorpha clara

CONLE, HENNEMANN & PEREZ-GELABERT, 2006: 886, figs. 1-6.

 

CONLE, O.C., HENNEMANN, F.H. & PEREZ-GELABERT, D.E. (2006): Studies on Neotropical Phasmatodea III: A new species of the genus Anisomorpha Gray, 1835 from Hispaniola (Phasmatodea: Pseudophasmatidae: Pseudophasmatini).
Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 108(4): 885-891.

 

 

Holotype ♂ [Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia / ANSP].

 

Paratype ♀ [Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia / ANSP].

 

Paratype ♀ on a leaf of its host plant Garrya fadyenii (Garryaceae) [Photo by D. Perez-Gelabert]

 

 

Type-material:

HOLOTYPE, ♂: Dominican Republic, RD-076, down from Cuevita, Valle Nuevo, La Vega Prov., 2096 m, 18°46.326’N  70°40.438’W, 28.XI.2002, D. Perez, B. Hierro, R. Bastardo (night) [Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia / ANSP].


PARATYPES (3 ♀♀, 39 nymphs):

2 ♀♀, 2 nymphs: Dominican Republic, RD-114, La Nevera, Valle Nuevo, La Vega Prov., 18°41.943’N  70°35.995’W, 1.IV.2003, D. Perez, R. Bastardo, B. Hierro (night) [Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia / ANSP; National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. / USNM & Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Santo Domingo / MHND).

1 ♀, 16 nymphs: same data as holotype [Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia / ANSP; Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. / USNM & Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Santo Domingo / MHND].

1 nymph: Dominican Republic, Nacimiento de Rio Yuna, Valle Nuevo, 18°49.750’N  70°38.057’W, 2040 m, 27.X.2002, R. Bastardo [United States National Museum, Washington D.C. / USNM].

2 nymphs: Dominican Republic, RD-076, down from Cuevita, Valle Nuevo, La Vega Prov., 2096 m, 18°46.326’N  70°40.438’W, 28.XI.2002, D. Perez, B. Hierro, R. Bastardo (night), in alcohol [Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. / USNM].

18 nymphs: Dominican Republic, RD-117, down from Cuevita, Valle Nuevo, La Vega Prov., 2280 m, 18°46.258’N  70°40.564’W, 2.IV.2003, D. Perez, R. Bastardo, B. Hierro , (night), in alcohol [Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia / ANSP & Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. / USNM].