Oxypiloidea, Schulthess, 1898

Roy, Roger, 2013, RÉVision du genre africain Oxypiloidea Schulthess, 1898 (Dictyoptera, Mantodea, Hymenopodidae), Zoosystema 35 (3), pp. 277-359: 316-317

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http://doi.org/ 10.5252/z2013n3a1

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Oxypiloidea
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KEY TO MALES OF OXYPILOIDEA  ( CATASIGERPES  )

1. Main tubercles of pronotum clearly before the middle ............................................... 2

— Main tubercles of pronotum situated near the middle or more or less behind it ......... 6

2. Pronotum more than 3.6 times longer than wide; main tubercles greatly before the middle ....................................................................................................................... 3

— Pronotum at the most 3.4 times longer than wide, main tubercles only little before the middle ........................................................................................................................ 4

3. Pronotum 3.8 to 4.1 times longer than wide, with metazone 2.4 to 2.6 times longer than prozone ( Ivory Coast, Ghana) ................................................... O. (C.) ivoirensis  n. sp.

— Pronotum 3.6 to 3.8 times larger than wide, with metazone 2.2 to 2.4 times longer than prozone ( Cameroon, Gaboon, Congo) .......................................................................... ........................................................ O. (C.) camerunensis (Giglio-Tos, 1915)  n. comb.

4. Pronotum more than three times longer than wide; process of the right side of hypophallus with two teeth ( Central African Republic and neighbouring countries) ......................... ............................................................................................ O. (C.) centrafricana  n. sp.

— Pronotum at the most 2.7 times longer than wide ...................................................... 5

5. Main tubercles of pronotum large, granular and bent forward ( Guinea) ........................ ........................................................................ O. (C.) granulata ( Roy, 1965)  n. comb.

— Main tubercles of pronotum low ( Zimbabwe) ............................. O. (C.) sinuata  n. sp.

6. Main tubercles of pronotum near the middle or scarcely behind ................................ 7

— Main tubercles of pronotum more or less behind the middle; process of the right side of hypophallus serrate ................................................................................................... 10

7. Process of the right side of hypophallus wide and serrate (from Senegal to Togo) ........... ...................................................... O. (C.) occidentalis (Wood-Mason, 1879)  n. comb.

— Process of the right side of hypophallus with two to eight teeth .................................. 8

8. Process of the right side of hypophallus with three subequal teeth (Gaboon, Angola and the two Congo) ........................................ O. (C.) congica (Giglio-Tos, 1915)  n. comb.

— Process of the right side of hypophallus with a variable number of irregular teeth ............ 9

9. Process of the right side of hypophallus with a main point and from one to seven teeth on the hind (from Niger to Kenya) ......................... O. (C.) margarethae Werner, 1912 

— Process of the right side of hypophallus compact with several irregular teeth ( Togo) ...... .................................................................................................... O. (C.) maldesi  n. sp.

10. Pronotum 2.0 to 2.2 times longer than wide (Somaliland) ........ O. (C.) orientalis  n. sp.

— Pronotum 2.6 to 2.8 times longer than wide ( Morocco) ......... O. (C.) maroccana  n. sp.