The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Circotettix crotalum Rehn, 1921

Rattling grasshopper



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1947/48 or later



Spring and Sheep Mountains, southern Nevada, USA


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Rehn, J. A. G. (1921). Descriptions of  new and critical notes on previously known forms of North American Oedipodinae (Orthoptera; Acrididae). Trans. Amer. ent. Soc. 47: 171-197.


Other references:

White, M. J. D. (1949). A cytological survey of wild populations of Trimerotropis and Circotettix. (Orthoptera, Acrididae). I. The chromosomes of twelve species. Genetics 34: 537-563.


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