Annotated illustrations of the right phallomere in male genitalia for morphological use. A–C Male postabdomen, right phallomere of Sphodromantis sp. A dorsal view of intact right phallomere B dorsal view of right phallomere with many parts removed C ventral view of intact right phallomere. Chaeteessa caudata Saussure, 1871 right phallomere D ventral view, intact. Thick black lines are (virtual) cutting lines. Continuous thin black lines are freely visible edges (= lines along which the cuticle bends away from the observer’s view). Dashed thin black lines are (parts of) edges hidden beneath other cuticle. Dashed gray line indicating outline of process afa of left phallic complex as it is placed in association with the right phallomere. Membranous cuticle in very light gray, sclerotized cuticle in darker gray; cuticle shaded darker where it goes underneath other cuticle. For abbreviations see text, glossary, or Suppl. material 2: Extended abdominal glossary.

  Part of: Brannoch SK, Wieland F, Rivera J, Klass K-D, Béthoux O, Svenson GJ (2017) Manual of praying mantis morphology, nomenclature, and practices (Insecta, Mantodea). ZooKeys 696: 1-100.