Chaetospania gardineri (Burr, 1910)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Sparatta gardineri Burr, 1910


Conservation Status

Last record: September 1908 (Silhouette Island); February 1909 (Mahé)

Rediscovered in 1995?

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Mahé & Silhouette Island, Seychelles












Original scientific description:

Burr, M. (1910). Dermaptera. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Series 2, 14: 123-133.


Other references:

Borelli, A. (1932). Dermaptères de Bornéo. J. Fed. Malay States Mus. 17: 179-190.

Bormans, A. de. (1895). Mission scientifique de M. Charles Allaud aux îles Séchelles: Dermaptères. Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. 64: 387-388.

Brindle, A. (1976). Dermaptera from the Seychelles. Rev. Zool. afr. 90(2): 435-445.

Gerlach, Justin. (2012). Chaetospania gardineri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T199536A2599330. Downloaded on 17 April 2018.

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

Gerlach, Justin, Matyot, P. and Saaristo, M. (1997). Silhouette species list. Phelsuma 5(supplement A): 1-42 [18].

Matyot, Pat. (1995). The earwig Chaetospania gardineri (Burr, 1910) rediscovered. Phelsuma 3: 58-62.


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