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Revision of the Species of Acanthops Serville 1831 (Mantodea, Mantidae, Acanthopinae) with Comments on Their Phylogeny
Abstract The species of the genus Acanthops Serville 1831 are revised. Seventeen valid species are recognized, and A. royi sp.n., A. centralis sp.n., A. occidentalis sp.n., A. onorei sp.n., A.… Expand
A taxonomic revision of Otomantis Bolivar, 1890 (Mantodea: Hymenopodidae, Acromantinae) with description of five new species.
The African genus Otomantis Bolivar, 1890, is taxonomically treated via the re-description of its species on the basis of new morphological features (pronotum and male genitalia). Five new species,… Expand
The Mediterranean species of the genus ameles burmeister, 1838 (insecta, mantodea: amelinae): with a biogeographic and phylogenetic evaluation
The Mediterranean species of the genus Ameles Burmeister are revised. Ameles paradecolor sp. n., from the Iberian Peninsula, and Ameles insularis sp. n., from the island of Mallorca, are described.… Expand
Synopsis of the Neotropical mantid genus Pseudacanthops Saussure, 1870, with the description of three new species (Mantodea: Acanthopidae)
Taxonomic revision of the Neotropical genus ParastagmatopteraSaussure, 1871 (Dictyoptera, Mantidae, Stagmatopterinae) with a biogeographic comment
A full taxonomic revision of the Neotropical genus ParastagmatopteraSaussure is presented, including the description of two new species: Parastagmatoptera bororoi sp.n. and Parastagmatoptera sottilei… Expand
Taxonomic considerations on Lobocneme Rehn, 1911 and Paroxyopsis Rehn, 1911 and a new synonymy (Insecta Mantodea: Stagmatopterinae)
A new species of the genus Ectemnius Dahlbom, 1845, belonging to the subgenus Policrabro Leclercq, 1958 is described and illustrated: Ectemnius babanki sp. n. from the North West province of… Expand
New data on the Genus Chromatophotina Rivera and descrption of the male of C. Cofan Rivera (Mantodea: Mantidae, Photinainae)
The male of Chromatophotina cofan Rivera is here described for the first time. Furthermore, the authors describe a female specimen from Peru that presents a combination of characters of the two known… Expand
Chirality of male genitalia in Otomantis casaica Giglio-Tos, 1915 (Mantodea: Hymenopodidae, Acromantinae).
Reversal of male genitalia are known in various insect orders, such as in Odonata, Orthoptera, Dermaptera, Hemiptera and Trichoptera (Schilthuizen 2007) and, within the Dictyoptera, in several… Expand
Remarks on Phyllovates Kirby, 1904 of West South America and Description of Two New Species (Insecta, Mantodea, Vatinae)
Abstract The species of the genus Phyllovates Kirby from west South America are revised. Six valid species are recognized, and P. gracilicollis n. sp. and P. brevicollis n. sp. are described. P.… Expand
A new species of Acanthops Audinette-Serville, 1831 from Ecuador (Mantodea, Acanthopinae)
- S. Ippolito
The description of a new species of the genus Acanthops Audinette-Serville, 1831 from Ecuador is given. A. septemspinosa n. sp. is the eighteenth species of this genus; it is distinctive from the… Expand