Damasippus Stål, 1875,

Heleodoro, Raphael Aquino & Rafael, Jose Albertino, 2020, Review of the genus Dinelytron Gray (Prisopodidae: Prisopodinae: Prisopodini), with a phylogenetic analysis of the genera of the Prisopodini, including the description of a new genus, Zoologischer Anzeiger 285, pp. 37-80: 38-40

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http://doi.org/ 10.1016/j.jcz.2020.01.005

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3716540

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Damasippus Stål, 1875
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Damasippus Stål, 1875 

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Type species: Damasippus westwoodii Stål, 1875  by subsequent designation of Kirby (1904).

Damasippus Stål, 1875: 60  ; Kirby 1904: 407 (list of synonyms of former Orthoptera); Redtenbacher 1906: 147 (taxonomy); Bradley & Galil 1977: 79 (taxonomic arrangement); Zompro 2004: 309 (phylogeny); Rafael & Heleodoro 2017 (Brazilian catalog); Brock et al. 2019 (world catalog).

Examined material.

Damasippus discoidalis  : “Coll. Br. V., Theresopolis [Teresopolis, state of Rio de Janeiro], Michaelis col.” (2 \ syntypes NMW).

Damasippus spatulatus  : “Serra de Macahe [Macae], Estado do Rio de Janeiro [state of Rio de Janeiro]” “ Damasippus spatulatus, Piza  _ ” (_ holotype MZUSP).

D. westwoodii  : “ Panama ” “ Boucard [col.]” (\ holotype NHRS)  .

Damasippus discoidalis  : “Floresta da Tijuca, D. [istrito] Federal [Rio de Janeiro], Brasil, iii.1952, C. A. Campos Seabra” (\ MNRJ lost in the burning), “ Distrito Federal [Rio de Janeiro], Paineiras [host plant], 2.ii.1953, Newton Santos” (\ MNRJ lost in the burning), “S ao~ Paulo, Alto da Serra [Paranapiacaba]” (_ MZUSP).

Damasippus piceippenis  : “S~ao Paulo, Horto da Cantareira, v.1982, E. Berti Filho col.” (\ ESALQ).

Damasippus spatulatus  : “[ Brazil], Fazenda Peneco, Itatiaia [Rio de Janeiro], 21.ii.1942 ”, “Maromba, Itatiaia, Rio de Janeiro, 29.xii.1952, Leite, Seabra e Zikan col.” (2 _ MNRJ lost in the burning)  .

Diagnosis. Head subshiny, dorsally globose ( Fig. 2A, BView Fig). Anterior femur with inconspicuous anterior and posterior expansions ( Fig. 2CView Fig). Posterior wing with complete, widely arched infuscate band along posterior and anal margins, leaving a regular semicircular or somewhat irregular semicircular light-coloured area basally ( Fig. 2AView Fig). Male genitalia with left and right posterior process, forming a bifurcated posterior margin on the genitalia; dorsal left sclerite slender, tubulliform, almost straight; basal pouch bacilliform ( Fig. 2D, EView Fig).

Description of genitalia (_). Dorsal and ventral lobe continuously connected. Dorsal lobe with small, scattered setae, having the area near the basal pouch dorsally projected ( Fig. 3A, BView Fig). Left and right posterior process present, forming a bifurcated posterior margin on the genitalia ( Fig. 3A, BView Fig). Dorsal left sclerite slender, tubuliform, slightly curved ( Fig. 3A, BView Fig). Basal pouch bacilliform, separated from dorsal lobe ( Fig. 3A, BView Fig), having small, scattered bristles ventrally. Ventral lobe subdivided in small conspicuous lower lobule and upper lobule, having small scattered setae at the distal-most potion; lower lobule with small inconspicuous bifid digitiform projection.

NMW

Naturhistorisches Museum, Wien

MZUSP

Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo

NHRS

Swedish Museum of Natural History, Entomology Collections

MNRJ

Museu Nacional/Universidade Federal de Rio de Janeiro

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Phasmida

Family

Prisopodidae

Loc

Damasippus Stål, 1875

Heleodoro, Raphael Aquino & Rafael, Jose Albertino 2020
2020
Loc

Damasippus Stål, 1875: 60

Stal 1875: 60
1875