Pogonogaster tristani Rehn, 1918



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: May 1906

Rediscovered in 2012



Costa Rica












Original scientific description:

Rehn, J. A. G. (1918). Descriptions of one new genus and fifteen new species of tropical American Orthoptera. Trans. Amer. Ent. Soc. 54: 326-328.


Other references:

Beier, M. (1935). Mantodea, subf. Thespinae (in) WYTSMAN, P. (ed.. Genera Insectorum, 200: 32 pp. + 2 pls. L.D. Vert., Tervuren.

Blanco, Oscar and Salazar-E, Julián A. (2015). Rediscovery of the poorly known Lichen-Mantis Pogonogaster tristani Rehn, 1918 (Mantodea: Thespidae, Oligonicinae) in Costa Rica and ecological notes. Bol. Cient. Mus. Hist. Nat. U. de Caldas 19(1): 193-202.

Ehrmann, R. (2002). Gattung Pogonogaster Rehn, 1918: 284-285. Gottensabeterinen der Welt, Natur und Tier, Verlag.

Giglio-Tos, E. (1927). Orthoptera, Mantidae. Das Tierreich, 50: 274. Berlín und Leipzig.

Jantsch. 1995. Biociencias, Porto Alegre 3(1):149

Otte, D. (1978). The Primary types of Orthoptera (Saltatoria, Mantodea, Phasmatodea and Blattodea) at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, Mantodea. Proc. Ac. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 130: 75-77.