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A New Species of the Genus Pharnacia (Phasmatodea: Phasmatidae: Phasmatinae: Pharnaciini) on Mango Trees in Sibuyan Island with Notes on Stick Insects Found on Agricultural Crops

@article{Lit2009ANS,
  title={A New Species of the Genus Pharnacia (Phasmatodea: Phasmatidae: Phasmatinae: Pharnaciini) on Mango Trees in Sibuyan Island with Notes on Stick Insects Found on Agricultural Crops},
  author={Ireneo Jr. L. Lit and Orlando L. Eusebio},
  journal={Philippine Agricultural Scientist},
  year={2009},
  volume={91},
  pages={115-122}
}
A new large species of stick insect,Pharnacia magdiwang Lit & Eusebio, sp. nov., is described from Sibuyan Island in Romblon Province, central Philippines. The species inhabits mango trees (Mangiferaindica L.) although plant damage at present is minimal and well tolerated by the host plant. The adult male, female and eggs are described and illustrated. P. magdiwang is, so far, the third Pharnacia species in the Philippines, the two others being P. kalag Zompro described in 2005, and the… 
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