Malacomorpha multipunctata

CONLE, HENNEMANN & PEREZ-GELABERT, 2008: 38, figs. 49-55 & 88.

 

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.

 

 

Holotype, male [United States National Museum, Washington D.C. / USNM].  Body length 34.0 mm

 

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

 

    

Paratype, egg (dorsal & lateral view) [United States National Museum, Washington D.C. / USNM]. 

 

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

 

 

Type-material:

HOLOTYPE, male: Dominican Republic, RD-135 ~7 km on way to Caseta no. 1, Parque Nacional Sierra de Bahoruco, Independencia Prov., 18°17.711’N 71°34.335’W, 777 m, 3.vii.2003, D. Perez, R. Bastardo, B. Hierro, (day) [United States National Museum, Washington D.C. / USNM].


PARATYPES, 1 female, 4 eggs: Dominican Republic, RD-135 ~7 km on way to Caseta no. 1, Parque Nacional Sierra de Bahoruco, Independencia Prov., 18°17.711’N 71°34.335’W, 777 m, 3.vii.2003, D. Perez, R. Bastardo, B. Hierro, (day) [United States National Museum, Washington D.C. / USNM].


PARATYPES, 3 males, 1 female, 5 eggs: Dominican Republic, RD-153 La Poza de Agua Nueva, El Curro, Sierra Martín García, Azua Prov., 18°18.324’N 70°57.176’W, ~800 m, 15-16.vii.2003, D. Perez, R. Bastardo, B. Hierro. (day/night) [United States National Museum, Washington D.C. / USNM].


PARATYPE, female: Dominican Republic, RD-271 4 - 5 km S Puerto Escondido, on trail to Caseta 1, P N Sierra de Bahoruco, Independencia prov., ~950 m, 14.vii.2004, D. Perez (d) [United States National Museum, Washington D.C. / USNM].


PARATYPES, 2 nymphs: Dominican Republic, RD-217 ~5 km S Cabral, near road to Polo, Barahona prov., 411 m, 18º11.273’N 71º14.970’W, 9.iv.2004, D. Perez, B. Hierro, R. Bastardo. (d) [United States National Museum, Washington D.C. / USNM].


PARATYPES, 1 male, 1 female: Dominican Republic, Puerto Escondido, Independencia Prov., 18°19.6’N 71°55’W, 777 m, 4.III.1999, D. E. Perez [United States National Museum, Washington D.C. / USNM].


PARATYPES, 1 female, 13 nymphs: Dominican Republic, 2 km N. Puerto Escondido, Independencia Prov., 18°19.6’N 71°55’W, 777 m, 24.III.1999, D. E. Perez [United States National Museum, Washington D.C. / USNM].


PARATYPES, 1 male, 1 female, several eggs: Dominican Republic, Independencia Prov., Puerto Escondido, 427 m, 12.viii.2006, D. Perez, R. Bastardo, B. Hierro [United States National Museum, Washington D.C. / USNM].


PARATYPES, 1 male, 1 female, several eggs: Dominican Republic, Independencia Prov., Puerto Escondido, 18°19.372’N 71°34.014’W, 427 m, 12.viii.2006, D. Perez, R. Bastardo, B. Hierro [United States National Museum, Washington D.C. / USNM].