›› 2014, Vol. 57 ›› Issue (2): 244-247.

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A review of the genus Parapachymorpha Brunner von Wattenwyl (Phasmatodea: Phasmatidae) from China, with descriptions of two new species

HO Wai-Chun   

  1. (Hong Kong Entomological Society, P. O. Box No.73749, Kowloon Central Post Office, Hong Kong)
  • Online:2014-02-20 Published:2014-02-20

Abstract: This paper presents a taxonomic review of the genus Parapachymorpha Brunner von Wattenwyl, 1893 from China. Two new species, Parapachymorpha daoyingi sp. nov. and P. xishuangbannaensis sp. nov., are described. Parapachymorpha spinosa Brunner von Wattenwyl, 1893 is recorded for the first time from China. The type specimens of the new species are deposited in Shanghai Entomological Museum, Shanghai.

Key words:  Phasmatodea, Phasmatidae, Parapachymorpha, taxonomy, new species, new record, China