Calidomantis hosia Rehn, 1912

Svenson, Gavin J., 2014, The type material of Mantodea (praying mantises) deposited in the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, USA, ZooKeys 433, pp. 31-75: 39-41

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.433.7054

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scientific name

Calidomantis hosia Rehn, 1912
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Mantodea Mantidae

Calidomantis hosia Rehn, 1912 

Calidomantis hosia  : Rehn 1912: 464-466.

Miomantis hosia  : Giglio-Tos 1927: 369; Beier 1935: 105; Beier 1954: 185; Beier 1969: 32 [Junior SYN of Calidomantis brunni  Giglio-Tos, 1911]; Ehrmann 2002: 227 [SYN]; Otte and Spearman 2005: 216 [SYN].

Type.

Holotype Female (Fig. 4 A–C; USNM ENT 00873975). The female specimen was referred to as the “Type” by Rehn (1912) and under Article 73.1.1 of the Code this sole name-bearing female specimen is the holotype.

Holotype labels.

Luebo Congo - D. W. Snyder / Miomantis / Calidomantis - hosia - TYPE Rehn. / Type - No. - U.S.N.M. [USNM Type No. 14606; referenced in the original description]

Measurements.

Body length 27.26; forewing length 14.21; hindwing length 12.61; pronotum length 10.78; prozone length 3.23; pronotum width 2.75; pronotum narrow width 1.59; head width 5.86; head vertex to clypeus 2.38; frons width 2.25; frons height 0.83; prothoracic femur length 9.15; mesothoracic femur length 7.89; mesothoracic tibia length 7.23; mesothoracic tarsus length 4.18; metathoracic femur length 10.20; metathoracic tibia length 11.09; metathoracic tarsus length 5.71; discoidal femoral spines R5/L4; anteroventral femoral spine count R13/L13; posteroventral femoral spine count R6 (highly unusual arrangement not including the genicular spine, which suggests a deformation)/L4; anteroventral tibial spine count R11/L11; posteroventral tibial spine count R7/L7. Right forefemur appears to be malformed, which may explain the unusual spine counts.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Mantodea

Family

Mantidae

Genus

Calidomantis