The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Acanthothericles bicoloripes Descamps, 1977

Morogoro pretty grasshopper



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1939

IUCN status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Morogoro, Tanzania


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Descamps, M. (1977). Monographie des Thericleidae (Orthoptera, Acridomorpha, Eumastacoidea). Mus. Royal de l'Afrique Cent: Ann. ser. in-8° 216: 1-475.


Other references:

Hochkirch, A. (2014). Acanthothericles bicoloripes. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ( Downloaded on 09 July 2014.


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