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A new subgenus of Orthomeria Kirby, 1904 and a new species from Danum Valley, Sabah

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2006
Journal:Phasmid Studies
Start Page:12
Date Published:12/2006
Keywords:Borneo, Danum Valley, Orthomeria (Parorthomeria) turneri new species, Orthomeria alexis, Parorthomeria new subgenus, Phasmida, Sabah

A new subgenus Orthomeria (Parorthomeria) is established with Orthomeria (Parorthomeria) alexis (Westwood, 1859) as the type species. Orthomeria (Parorthomeria) turneri n.sp. is described from a male and female collected at Danum Valley, Sabah, one specimen from the Baram river region of Sarawak, and from two specimens previously recorded by the author as variations of O. alexis. The new species is closely related to alexis.

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