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)



Tanzania & Zanzibar












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. Downloaded on 22 December 2015.


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