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Phyllium (Phyllium) ericoriai

HENNEMANN, CONLE, GOTTARDO & BRESSEEL, 2009: 21, figs. 11-12, 18-19, 87, 99-100, 115, 134-136.

 

HENNEMANN, F.H., CONLE, O.C., GOTTARDO, M. & BRESSEEL, J. (2009): Notes on certain species of the genus Phyllium Illiger, 1798, with proposals for an intra-generic systematization and the descriptions of five new species from the Philippines and Palawan (Phasmatodea: Phylliidae: Phylliinae: Phylliini).
Zootaxa, 2322: 1-83.

 

 

Holotype male (left) and paratype female (right) [Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Oxford / OXUM]  Photo by Z. Simmons

 

 

Left: Female (Paratype), Marinduque Island [coll. FH, No. 0672-1]; Right: Male (Paratype), Marinduque Island [coll. FH, No. 0672-3]

 

Female (Paratype), Marinduque Island [coll. FH, No. 0672-2]

 

 Male (Paratype), captive reared F1 [coll. FH, No. 0672-6]

 

 

            

Left profemur of female (left) and male (right).

 

 

 Egg (Paratype), dorsal view (left) and lateral view (right) [coll. FH, No. 0672-E]

 

Etymology:

This pretty and very characteristic new species is dedicated to Eric Oria (Cawit, Boac, Marinduque Id.), whi collected it on Marinduque Island and provided the authors with material.

 

 

Type-material:

HOLOTYPE, ♂: Manilla; Phyllium Celebicum de Haan, Westw. Cat. p. 173 [Oxford University Museum, Oxford / OXUM].


PARATYPE, ♀: Manilla; Celebicum GRG, long wings; head + middle right leg aliena ? [Oxford University Museum, Oxford / OXUM].


PARATYPE, ♀: Philippines, Marinduque Island, VII.1993 [Natural History Museum, London / BMNH, ex coll. PB].


PARATYPE, ♂: 3196. Luzon, Jagor; Phyllium siccifolium ♂ L. Brunner det. (8). [Museum für Naturkunde der Humboldt-Universität, Berlin / MNHU].


PARATYPE, ♀: 42.72, Phil Isl; Phyllium celebicum, Westw Celebes, Manilla [Natural History Museum, London / BMNH].


PARATYPE, ♂: 42.72, Phil Isl; Phillipine Islands H. Cuming, Esq. [Natural History Museum, London / BMNH].


PARATYPE, ♀: Philippines, Ledyard [Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia / ANSP].


PARATYPE, ♀: Philippines, Batan Island, Leguan, 15.III.1905, W. D. Smith [Academy of Natural Scienes, Philadelphia / ANSP].


PARATYPES, 2 ♀♀, 10 eggs: Philippines, Marinduque Island, Boac District, Cawit (sea-level), on cultivated guava-tree (Psidium guajava, Myrtaceae), leg. Eric Oria XI.2008 [coll. Frank Hennemann / FH, No’s 0672-1, 2 & E].


PARATYPES, 1 ♂, 2 ♀♀: Ex Zucht: I. Morisse X.2009, F1-Gen., Herkunft: Philippines, Marinduque Id., Boac, Cawit, leg. E. Oria 2008 [coll. Frank Hennemann / FH, No’s 0672-4 to 6].


PARATYPE, ♂: Philippines, Marinduque Island, Boac District, Cawit, sea-level, on cultivated guava-tree (Psidium guajava, Myrtaceae), leg. Eric Oria II.2009 [coll. Frank Hennemann / FH, No’s 0672-3].


PARATYPES, 15 eggs: Philippines, Marinduque Island, leg. Eric Oria [coll. Marco Gottardo / MG].


PARATYPES, 10 eggs: Philippines, Marinduque Island, leg. Eric Oria [coll. Joachim Bresseel / JB].