Rhabdoblatta incisa Bey-Bienko, 1969

Yang, Rong, Wang, Zhenzhen, Zhou, Yanshuang, Wang, Zongqing & Che, Yanli, 2019, Establishment of six new Rhabdoblatta species (Blattodea, Blaberidae, Epilamprinae) from China, ZooKeys 851, pp. 27-69: 48

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Rhabdoblatta incisa Bey-Bienko, 1969


Rhabdoblatta incisa Bey-Bienko, 1969   Figures 10 G–J, 12N

Rhabdoblatta incisa   Bey-Bienko, 1969: 843; Princis 1971: 1158; Feng, Guo et Wu 1997: 95; Anisyutkin 2003: 547.

Measurements (mm).

Female, overall length: 33.2.


Female similar to male but slightly larger (Figure 10 G–J).

Female genitalia.

Moderately sclerotized. Ovipositor back to brood sac. Tergal process of the eighth abdominal tergite obvious, gradually narrowing from the base to the end, length ca. 1/2 of tergal process of the ninth abdominal tergite. Tergal process of the ninth abdominal tergite robust, linked with the ninth tergum. First valves of ovipositor with apex membranous, inner margin with fine bristles. Second valves of ovipositor tube-shaped, completely covered by the first valves of ovipositor. Third valves of ovipositor slightly wider, whose length slightly shorter than the first valves of ovipositor. Gonangulum irregular. Sclerotized lobes of the second and third pairs of valves boat-shaped. Anterior arch of second valvifer slender, middle narrow and both sides wide. Basivalvula with semicircular arms, the mid sclerite incompletely separated. Vestibular sclerite weakly sclerotized, apical sclerite vestigial. Transverse sclerotized plate membranous. Brood sac membranous and without sclerotized section (Figure 12N).

Material examined.

20 males and 2 females, Yunnan Prov., Xinping County, Ailaoshan Mountain, Yaonan Village, 12-V-2016, Lu Qiu & Zhi-wei Qiu leg.; 1 female, Yunnan Prov., Pingbian County, Daweishan Mountain, Qianjin Village, 17-V-2016, Lu Qiu & Zhi-wei Qiu leg.


China (Yunnan, Guizhou, Guangxi).