Contributions to Zoology, 81 (1) – 2012

Revision of the stick insect genus Leptynia: description of new taxa, speciation mechanism and phylogeography

Valerio Scali1,2, Liliana Milani1, Marco Passamonti1

1.  Department of Biologia Evoluzionistica Sperimentale, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

2. valerio.scali@unibo.it

Keywords: chromosome speciation, karyotype evolution, Leptynia annaepaulae spn., Leptynia attenuata sspn., SEM morphology