Malacomorpha obscura

CONLE, HENNEMANN & PEREZ-GELABERT, 2008: 42, figs. 56-62 & 89.

 

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 [Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh / CMNH].

 

 

Paratype, female [Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh / CMNH].

 

   

Paratype, egg (dorsal & lateral view) [Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh / CMNH].

 

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

 

 

Type-material:

HOLOTYPE, male: Dominican Republic, Pedernales, 9.7km NE Los Arroyos, 18-16N, 71-44W, 2070m, 15-16 July 1990, J.E. Rawlins, C.W. Young, S.A.Thompson [Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh / CMNH].


PARATYPES, 9 males, 8 females: Dominican Republic, Pedernales, 9.7km NE Los Arroyos, 18-16N, 71-44W, 2070m, 15-16 July 1990, J.E. Rawlins, C.W. Young, S.A.Thompson [Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh / CMNH].


PARATYPES, 2 males, 3 females: Dominican Republic, La Independencia, 15km NE Los Arroyos (Pedernales), summit of Sierra de Bahoruco, 2260m, 19 July 1987, R. Davidson, J. Rawlins [Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh / CMNH].


PARATYPES, 1 male, 1 female: Dominican Republic, Independencia, 3km ESE El´Aguacate, north slope Sierra de Bahoruco, 1980m, 18-18N, 71-42W, 28.-29. September 1991, J. Rawlins, R. Davidson, C. Young, S. Thompson, Pine woodland [Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh / CMNH].


PARATYPES, 2 males, 2 females: Dominican Republic, Pedernales, 5km NE Los Arroyos, 1680m, 18-15N, 71-45W, 30.September 1991, R. Davidson, C. Young, S. Thompson, J. Rawlins [Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh / CMNH].


PARATYPES, 1 male, 1 female: Dominican Republic, Pedernales, 8km NE Los Arroyos, 18-16N, 71-44W, 1940m, 14 July 1990, J. Rawlins, C.W. Young, S.A.Thompson [Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh / CMNH].


PARATYPE, 1 female (nymph): Dominican Republic, Pedernales, Cabo Rojo, 17-55N, 71-39W, 10m, 20 July 1990, C.W. Young, J.E.Rawlins, S. Thompson [Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh / CMNH].


PARATYPE, 1 female: Dominican Republic, Pedernales, La Abeja, 38km NNW Cabo Rojo, (18-09N, 71-38W, 1250m, 15 July 1987, J.Rawlins, R. Davidson [Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh / CMNH].


PARATYPES, 2 males, 1 female, 1 egg: Dominican Republic, Pedernales, La Abeja, 38km NNW Cabo Rojo, (18-09N, 71-38W, 1160m, 13 July 1987, J.Rawlins, R. Davidson [Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh / CMNH].


PARATYPES, 2 males, 1 female, 1 female (nymph): Dominican Republic, La Independencia, Sierra de Bahoruco, Loma del Toro, 18-17-16N, 71-42-46W, 2310m, 7.-8. Nov. 2002, W.A. Zanol, C.W. Young, C. Staresinic, J. Rawlins, meadow in the pine woods, hand collected, Sample 40149 [Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh / CMNH].


PARATYPES, 4 nymphs: Dominican Republic, La Independencia, Sierra de Bahoruco, Loma del Toro, 5.3km SW El Aguacate, 18-17-16N, 71-42-46W, 2316m, 29.-30. Mar. 2004, C. Young, R. Davidson, J. Rawlins, Pinus, Garrya montane forest, hand collected, Sample 43243 [Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh / CMNH].


PARATYPES, 1 male, 1female: Dominican Republic, La Independencia, Sierra de Bahoruco, north slope, 13.3km SE Puerto Escondido, 18-12-33N, 71-30-47W, 1812m, 24.-25. Nov. 2004, J. Rawlins, C.W. Young, C. Nunez, V. Verdecia, W. Zanol, Pinus, Rubus, Garrya open, hand collected, Sample 41345 [Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh / CMNH].


PARATYPES, 2 males, 2 females: Dominican Republic, La Altagrica, Parque del Este, 2.9km SW Boca de Yuma, 18-21-51N, 68-37-05W, 11m, 28. May 2004, J. Rawlins, C. Young, C. Nunez, J. Fetzner, semihumid dry forest, limestone, UV light, Sample 52114 [Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh / CMNH].


PARATYPES, 7 males, 2 females, 1 female (nymph): Dominican Republic, Independencia Prov., Loma del Toro, Caseta 5 of P.N. Sierra de Bahoruco, 18°19.270’N 71°40.576’W, 2357m, 12.viii.2006, D. Perez, R. Bastardo, B. Hierro [United States National Museum, Washington D.C. / USNM].