Metacanthops amazonica ( Beier, 1930 ), Agudelo & Maldaner & Rafael, 2019

Agudelo, Antonio A., Maldaner, Caroline & Rafael, José A., 2019, Dry leaf or twig mantis? A new genus and species of Acanthopidae with sexually dimorphic cryptic strategies (Insecta: Mantodea), Zootaxa 4560 (2), pp. 331-344: 334

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4560.2.6

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C9DEC044-A0B0-446F-9DC3-6EF828C3FB9D

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/038C87BF-FFCC-481B-FF40-FB6BFC5FAD04

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Metacanthops amazonica ( Beier, 1930 )
status

n. comb.

Metacanthops amazonica ( Beier, 1930)   n. comb.

Acanthops amazonica Beier, 1930: 29   ( Fig.1 View FIGURES 1–4 ); 1934: 3; Travassos-Filho 1945: 179; Terra 1995: 29; Ehrmann 2002: 48; Otte & Spearman 2005: 7.

Metilia amazonica   ; Roy 2002: 174; Lombardo & Ippolito 2004: 1; Agudelo et al. 2007: 115; Ehrmann & Koçak 2009: 3. Agudelo 2018 (CTFB).

Diagnosis. Body coloration dark brown. Pseudophallus long in relation to titillator, broader at the base, tapering towards the apex, the latter lanceolate, sclerified and sharp, left margins with some denticles, opposite margin with elongated, basal spines, which decrease in length and sclerification level towards the apex. Hypophallus longer than broad, distal apophysis elongated and strongly curved or sinuous.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Mantodea

Family

Acanthopidae

Genus

Metacanthops

Loc

Metacanthops amazonica ( Beier, 1930 )

Agudelo, Antonio A., Maldaner, Caroline & Rafael, José A. 2019
2019
Loc

Metilia amazonica

Ehrmann, R. & Kocak, A. O. 2009: 3
Agudelo, A. A. & Lombardo, F. & Jantsch, L. J. 2007: 115
Lombardo, F. & Ippolito, S. 2004: 1
Roy, R. 2002: 174
2002
Loc

Acanthops amazonica

Otte, D. & Spearman, L. 2005: 7
Ehrmann, R. 2002: 48
Terra, P. 1995: 29
Beier, M. 1930: 29
1930