The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Allaga ambigua Karsch, 1896

Zanzibar giant forest grasshopper

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1898

Rediscovered: 2013

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)

 

Distribution

Tanzania & Zanzibar

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:
 
Karsch, F. 1896. Neue Orthopteren aus dem tropischen Afrika. Entomologische Zeitung Stettin 57: 242-356.
 
 
Other references:
 
Gereau, Roy E. et al. (2016). Globally threatened biodiversity of the eastern Arc Mountains and coastal forests of Kenya and Tanzania. Journal of East African Natural History 105(1): 115-201.
 
Hochkirch, A. 2013. Allaga ambigua. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T19672436A19680875. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2013-2.RLTS.T19672436A19680875.en. Downloaded on 22 December 2015.
 

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