Oxypiloidea, Schulthess, 1898

Roy, Roger, 2013, RÉVision du genre africain Oxypiloidea Schulthess, 1898 (Dictyoptera, Mantodea, Hymenopodidae), Zoosystema 35 (3), pp. 277-359 : 283

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.5252/z2013n3a1

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4539328

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03D987B6-AE60-FFC1-FE06-B3E7F10DF954

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Felipe

scientific name

Oxypiloidea
status

S. S.

KEY FOR THE MALES OF OXYPILOIDEA   S. S.

1. Main tubercles of pronotum about its middle; process of vertex short or hardly elongated; process of the right side of hypophallus with at least three teeth ................................. 2

— Main tubercles of pronotum distinctly after her middle; process of vertex variable in length ................................................................................................................................... 5

2. Hind process of hypophallus solid, with wide base (from Kenya to South Africa) .......... .................................................................................... O. (O.) tridens ( Saussure, 1872)  

— Hind process of hypophallus long, with narrow base, curved on the right, ended by a point .......................................................................................................................... 3

3. Pseudophallus in thick hook (from Namibia to South Africa) ....................................... ............................................................................................... O. (O.) namibiana   n. sp.

— Pseudophallus in thin hook, with bulging base ( Angola) ............................................ 5

4. Pronotum with lateral sides very granular, metazone nearly twice long as prozone, main tubercles with blunt apex ...................................................... O. (O.) denticulata   n. sp.

— Pronotum with lateral sides scarcely granular; metazone about 1.75 long as prozone, main tubercules acute .......................................................................... O. (O.) angolica   n. sp.

5. Pronotum at most twice longer as wide, with angular sides ........................................ 6

— Pronotum more than twice longer as wide .................................................................. 8

6. Process of vertex ended by two large lobes and with two other lobes laterally ( Tanzania) ........................................................................... O. (O.) zernyi ( Beier, 1942)   n. comb.

— Process of vertex more or less elongated, with a simpler shape .................................... 7