Holocompsa pusilla Bolívar, 1924



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1908

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Mahé Island, Seychelles


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Bolívar, Ignacio. (1924). Orthoptera Dictyoptera (Blattidae and Mantidae), and supplement to Gryllidae, of the Seychelles and adjacent islands. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (9) 13(76): 313-359.


Other references:

Gerlach, Justin. (2012). Holocompsa pusilla. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T199538A2599578. Downloaded on 25 December 2015.

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

Gerlach, Justin, Matyot, Pat and Samways, Michael J. (2005). Developing strategies for invertebrate conservation: the case for the Seychelles islands. Phelsuma 13: 9-24.

Roth, Louis M. and Rivault, Colette. (2002). Cockroaches from Some Islands in the Indian Ocean: La Réunion, Comoro, and Seychelles (Dictyoptera: Blattaria). Transactions of the American Entomological Society 128(1): 43-74.


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