The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Chromousambilla burtti Jago, 1981

Mpwapwa silent grasshopper



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1947

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Kikombo, Mpwapwa, Tanzania


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Jago, N. D. (1981). A revision of the genus Usambilla Sjöstedt (Orthoptera: Acridoidea) and its allies. Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 43(1): 1-38.


Other references:

Hochkirch, A. (2014). Chromousambilla burtti. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T19674013A19681490. Downloaded on 25 December 2015.


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