Language: German with English abstract
This book summarises the basic knowledge on the family Phylliidae (Insecta: Phasmatodea). All species are figured and their eggs too, if available. The stridulatory organs of the females are examined. Three new species are described for the first time Nanophyllium hasenpuschi sp. nov. from Pantai District, Nabire, Irian Jaya, Nanophyllium rentzi sp. nov. Irian Jaya, Fak Fak, Phyllium mamasaense sp. nov. from Mamasa, South Sulawesi, Indonesia and Phyllium (Pulchriphyllium) suzukii sp. nov. from the Moluccas, Indonesia. Notes on morphology, biology, foodplants, rearing and type depository are included.