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Cigarrophasma, a new genus of stick-insect (phasmatidae) from Australia

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2000
Journal:Phasmid Studies
Start Page:4
Date Published:12/2000
Keywords:Cigarrophasma new genus, Cigarrophasma tessellata new species, Phasmida, Taxonomy

An interesting new species of cigar-like appearance from Garradunga, north Queensland, Australia, is described in a new genus Cigarrophasma. The single representative, C. tessellata n.sp., is designated type species for the genus, which is similar in general appearance and allied to Phasma Lichtenstein, 1796. Brief notes are given on habits and life history.

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