Balta crassivenosa (Bolívar, 1924:328)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Margattea crassivenosa Bolívar, 1924:328 (original combination)


Conservation Status


Last record: 1908

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Silhouette Island, Seychelles


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Bolívar. 1924. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. 9 13:328

Bolívar y Pieltain, Cándido. (1924). Orthoptera Dictyoptera (Blattidae and Mantidae), and supplement to Gryllidae, of the Seychelles and adjacent islands. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (9) 13: 313-359.


Other references:

Gerlach, Justin. (2012). Balta crassivenosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T199489A2593424. Downloaded on 24 December 2015.

Gerlach, Justin and Haas, F. (2007). The Orthopteroidea of the Seychelles islands. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden.

Princis. 1969. In Beier [Ed.]. Blattariae: Subordo Epilamproidea. Fam.: Blattellidae. Orthopterorum Catalogus(13):868


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