Necrosciinae

Female Sipyloidea sipylus, photographed by Drägüs.

Belongs within: Phasmatodea.

The Necrosciinae are a diverse group of stick insects, with the greatest number of species found in south-east Asia.

Characters (from Brock & Hasenpusch 2009): Often winged, elongate, small to medium-sized, with long antennae. Male anal segment not split into two lobes.

<==NecrosciinaeWBM03
    |--+--Pseudodiacantha macklottiiWBM03
    |  `--LopaphusWBM03
    |       |--L. perakensisWBM03
    |       `--L. sphalerusWBM03
    `--Sipyloidea Brunner 1893WBM03, BH07
         |--*S. sipylus (Westwood 1859) [=Necroscia sipylus]BH07
         |--S. bella (Tepper 1905) [=Necroscia bella; incl. S. ovabdita Rentz & John 1987]BH07
         |--S. brevicerci Hasenpusch & Brock in Brock & Hasenpusch 2007BH07
         |--S. caeca (Sjöstedt 1918)BH07
         |--S. garradungensis Hasenpusch & Brock in Brock & Hasenpusch 2007BH07
         |--S. gracilipes (Sjöstedt 1918)BH07
         |--S. larryi Hasenpusch & Brock in Brock & Hasenpusch 2007BH07
         |--S. lewisensis Hasenpusch & Brock in Brock & Hasenpusch 2007BH07
         |--S. nelida Rentz & John 1987BH07
         |--S. rentzi Brock & Hasenpusch 2007BH07
         |--S. similis Rentz & John 1987BH07
         `--S. whitei Brock & Hasenpusch 2007BH07
Necrosciinae incertae sedis:
  Austrosipyloidea Brock & Hasenpusch 2007BH07
    `--*A. carterus (Westwood 1859) (see below for synonymy)BH07
  Candovia Stål 1875BH07
    |--*C. coenosa (Gray 1833) (see below for synonymy)BH07
    |--C. aberrata (Brunner 1907) [=Parasipyloidea aberrata]BH07
    |--C. annulata (Brunner 1907) [=Parasipyloidea annulata]BH07
    |--C. evoneobertii (Zompro & Adis 2001) [=Echetlus evoneobertii]BH07
    |--C. granulosa (Brunner 1907) [=Parasipyloidea granulosa]BH07
    |--C. pallida (Sjöstedt 1918) [=Parasipyloidea pallida]BH07
    |--C. peridromes (Westwood 1859) (see below for synonymy)BH07
    |--C. robinsoni Brock & Hasenpusch 2007BH07
    |--C. spurcata (Brunner 1907) [=Parasipyloidea spurcata]BH07
    `--C. strumosa (Redtenbacher 1908) [=Parasipyloidea strumosa]BH07
  Parasipyloidea Redtenbacher 1908BH07
  Cornicandovia Hasenpusch & Brock in Brock & Hasenpusch 2007BH07
    `--*C. australica (Redtenbacher 1908) [=Parasosibia australica]BH07
  Parasosibia Redtenbacher 1908BH07
  Rhamphosipyloidea Redtenbacher 1908BH08
    |--*R. brevipennis (Redtenbacher 1908) [=Sipyloidea (*Rhamphosipyloidea) brevipennis]BH07
    |--R. palumensis Hasenpusch & Brock in Brock & Hasenpusch 2007BH07
    `--R. queenslandica (Sjöstedt 1918)BH07
  Scionecra Karny 1923BH07
    |--*S. osmylus (Westwood 1859) [=Necroscia osmylus]BH07
    |--S. milledgei Hasenpusch & Brock in Brock & Hasenpusch 2007BH07
    `--S. queenslandica (Sjöstedt 1918)BH07
  Spinosipyloidea Hasenpusch & Brock in Brock & Hasenpusch 2007BH07
    `--*S. doddi Hasenpusch & Brock in Brock & Hasenpusch 2007BH07
  Malandella Sjöstedt 1918BH07
    `--M. queenslandica Sjöstedt 1918BH07
  Leprocaulinus Uvarov 1940 [incl. Leprocaulus Redtenbacher 1908]BH07
    |--‘Leprocaulus’ acutecornutus Redtenbacher 1908BH07
    `--L. insularis (Kirby 1896)BH07
  Mesaner Redtenbacher 1908BH07
    `--M. sarpedon (Westwood 1859) [incl. M. lineatus Redtenbacher 1908]BH07

*Austrosipyloidea carterus (Westwood 1859) [=Necroscia carterus, Sipyloidea carterus; incl. S. debilitata Redtenbacher 1908, S. filiformis Redtenbacher 1908]BH07

*Candovia coenosa (Gray 1833) [=Phasma (Bacteria) coenosa, Hyrtacus coenosus; incl. P. (B.) fragilis Gray 1833]BH07

Candovia peridromes (Westwood 1859) [=Echetlus peridromes; incl. E. cercatus (Redtenbacher 1908), Clitarchus longipes Brunner 1907, Bacunculus tener Brunner 1907]BH07

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[BH07] Brock, P. D., & J. W. Hasenpusch. 2007. Studies on the Australian stick insects (Phasmida), including a checklist of species and bibliography. Zootaxa 1570: 1–81.

Brock, P. D., & J. W. Hasenpusch. 2009. The Complete Field Guide to Stick and Leaf Insects of Australia. CSIRO Publishing: Collingwood (Australia).

[WBM03] Whiting, M. F., S. Bradler & T. Maxwell. 2003. Loss and recovery of wings in stick insects. Nature 421: 264–267.

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