Calynda coronata "Niño" Carl, 1913
(by Bruno Kneubuehler)
 

  • collected in Bosque del Niño (Costa Rica) in November 2013
  • identifiied as Calynda coronata by Oskar Conle and Frank Hennemann
     
  • 2013 - first successful culture by Bruno Kneubuehler
  • 2013 - distributed as Calynda coronata "Niño"
     
  • females about 13 - 14 cm long
  • brown females with very long subgenital plate
  • males about 8 - 9 cm long
  • green-brown, thin males
     
  • nymphs feed very well on bramble (Rubus spp.), fern and Lonicera nitida (the latter is a common, evergreen garden plant in Europe)
  • adults clearly prefer fern
  • incubation time (HH-Methode on slightly damp sand) at room temperature is about 4 months
  • males are adult after about 3 months (at room temperatures), females after 3 - 4 months
  • about 20 eggs per female and week

 

direct link to this category

direct link to category: coronata