The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Anischnansis burtti (Uvarov, 1941)

Usambara splendid grasshopper



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Ischnansis burtti Uvarov, 1941


Conservation Status

Last record: 1966

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



East Usambara Mts., Tanzania












Original scientific description:

Uvarov, B.P. 1941. New African Acrididae (Orthoptera). Journal of the Entomological Society South Africa 4: 47-71.


Other references:

Hochkirch, A. (2013). Anischnansis burtti. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T19672459A19680880. Downloaded on 24 December 2015.

Phipps, J. (1959). Studies on East African Acridoidea (Orthoptera) with special reference to egg-production, habitats and seasonal cycles. Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society London (A) 41: 25-36.


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