Monticomorpha marshallae

CONLE & HENNEMANN, 2002: 60, pl. 2: 19, 3: 20 & 9: 91-92.

 

CONLE, O.V. & HENNEMANN, F.H. (2002): Revision neotropischer Phasmatodea: Die Tribus Anisomorphini sensu Bradley & Galil, 1977 (Insecta, Phasmatodea, Pseudophasmatidae). Spixiana, Supplement 28: 1-141.

 
 
 
 
Holotype, male [British Museum of Natural History, London / BMNH].
 
 
 
  
Paratype, female [British Museum of Natural History, London / BMNH].
 
 
Male (no type) [coll. FH, No. 0505-1]
 
 
Female (no type) [coll. FH, No. 0505-2]
 
 
Male: Apex of abdomen in lateral view [coll. FH, No. 0505-1]
 

 

Live female on Schinus sp. (Anacardiaceae) 

 

  

Live male on Schinus sp. (Anacardiaceae) at Parámos de Matange, Azuay Prov., Ecuador

 

 
Live female at Parámos de Matange, Azuay Prov., Ecuador
 
 
 
  
 
Laguna Llaviuco (3000 m), El Cajas National Park, Azuay Prov., Ecuador, a natural habitat and type-locality of Monticomorpha marshallae.
 
 
 
 
Parámos de Matanga (3300 m), Azuay Prov., Ecuador, a natural habitat of Monticomorpha marshallae.
 
 
 
 
Etymology:
 
This species is dedicated to Judith MARSHALL (BMNH) for access to the collection of the British Museum of Natural History, London.
 
 
 
Type-material:
 

HOLOTYPE, male: Ecuador, El Cajas National Park, Cuenca, Ansus, wet and ry patches on open grassland, 3713 m, 10.-15.VIII.1983, R.H. Hadfield; B.M. 1984-347 [British Museum of Natural History, London / BMNH].

PARATYPES, 5 males, 5 females, 9 nymphs: Ecuador, El Cajas National Park, Cuenca, Ansus, wet and ry patches on open grassland, 3713 m, 10.-15.VIII.1983, R.H. Hadfield; B.M. 1984-347 [British Museum of Natural History, London / BMNH].

PARATYPES, 1 male, 1 female, 12 nymphs: Ecuador, El Cajas National Park, Cuenca, Lake Llaviuco, 2989 m, 2.-6.VIII.1983, R.H. Hadfield; B.M. 1984-347 [British Museum of Natural History, London / BMNH].