Malacomorpha hispaniola

CONLE, HENNEMANN & PEREZ-GELABERT, 2008: 22, figs. 21-25 & 85.

 

CONLE, O.V., HENNEMANN, F.H. & PEREZ-GELABERT, D. (2008): Studies on neotropical Phasmatodea II: Revision of the genus Malacomorpha Rehn, 1906, with the descriptions of seven new species (Phasmatodea: Pseudophasmatidae: Pseudophasmatinae). Zootaxa, 1748: 1-64.

 

 

Paratype, male [United States National Museum, Washington D.C. / USNM].

 

Paratype, female [United States National Museum, Washington D.C. / USNM].

 

Paratypes, mating couple (Photo by D. Perez-Gelabert).

 

 

Type-material:

HOLOTYPE, male: Furcy, Haiti, VI.1944, Anthony Curtis!, Pseudophasma spinicolle (Burm.) det. C. F. Moxey, 26.I.1971 [Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia / ANSP].


PARATYPES, 2 males, 2 females: Furcy, Haiti, VI.1944, Anthony Curtis! [Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia / ANSP].


PARATYPES, 6 males, 2 females: Dominican Republic, RD-045, Paso de la Perra, nr. La Ciénaga, La Vega Prov., 19°04.576’N  70°49.632’W, 16.VII.2002, D.Perez, B.Hierro, R.Bastardo, S. Mediano, H. Takizawa [United States National Museum, Washington D.C. / USNM].

PARATYPE, male: Dominican Republic, RD-164, Trail to Loma de las Tayotas, Rio Limpio, Elias Piña Prov., 19°13.333’N  71°31.220’W, 840m, 24.VII.2003, D.Perez, R.Bastardo, B.Hierro, (n) [United States National Museum, Washington D.C. / USNM].

PARATYPE, male: Dominican Republic, RD-140, -1km Se caseta no.1, Parque Nacional Sierra de Bahouruco, Independencia Prov., 18°15.771’N  71°32.233’W, 1153m, 4.VII.2003, D.Perez, R.Bastardo, B.Hierro, (day/night) [United States National Museum, Washington D.C. / USNM].

PARATYPE, female: Dominican Republic, La Vega Province, 5.1km N. Manabao, 5-VI-1994, Coll. M.C. Thomas [United States National Museum, Washington D.C. / USNM].

PARATYPES, 1 male, 1 female: Dominican Republic, Prov. Elias Piñas, Rio Limpio, 26-26.IV.2000, 2400ft., blacklight trap, RE Woodruff, TJ Henry (USNM); 1 ♂, 2 ♀♀: Dominican Republic, Parque Nac. J.A. Bermúdez, Mata Grande, 910m, night, bosque ribereño, 21.IV.1999, R.Bastardo [United States National Museum, Washington D.C. / USNM].

PARATYPES, 1 male, 1 female: Dominican Republic, RD-127, 1km E Diferencia, PNAB, Santiago Prov., 750m, 19°16.080’N  71°02.763’W, 8.IV.2003, D.Perez, R.Bastardo, B.Hierro, (night) [United States National Museum, Washington D.C. / USNM].

PARATYPES, 1 male, 1 female: Dominican Republic, 13km S. Loma de Cabrera, ca.400m, 20-22. May 1973, Don & Mignon Davis [United States National Museum, Washington D.C. / USNM].

PARATYPES, 3 males: Dominican Republic, Pedernales, Sierra de Bahouruco, Aceitillar, 25.2km ENE Pedernales, 18-05-29N, 71-31-16W, 1272m, 14. June 2003, C. Young, J. Rawlins, C. Nunez, R. Davidson, P. Acevedo, M. de la Cruz dense broadleaf forest, pine, UV light, Sample 42212 [Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh / CMNH].

PARATYPE,  male: Dominican Republic, Pedernales, Sierra de Bahouruco, Aceitillar, 25.4km ENE Pedernales, 18-05-27N, 71-31-08W, 1270m, 14. June 2003, C. Young, J. Rawlins, C. Nunez, R. Davidson, P. Acevedo, M. de la Cruz dense broadleaf seasonal forest, pine, UV light, Sample 42312 [Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh / CMNH].