Anonconotus apenninigenus (Targioni-Tozzetti, 1881:184)

Southern alpine bush-cricket



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Omalota apenninigena Targioni-Tozzetti, 1881:184 (original combination); Analota apenninigena (Targioni-Tozzetti, 1881:184)


Possibly a synonym of Anonconotus alpinus.


Conservation Status

Missing or invalid

IUCN status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Apennine Mountains, Italy


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Targioni-Tozzetti, A. (1881). Orthopterorum Italiae species novae in Collectione R. Musei Florentini Digestae. Bull. Soc. entom. Ital. 13: 180-186.

Other references:

Buzzetti, F.M., Hochkirch, A., Fontana, P., Kleukers, R., Massa, B. & Odé, B. 2016. Anonconotus apenninigenus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T47709755A47716067. Downloaded on 24 January 2017.
Carron, Gilles, Sardet, Eric and Wermeille, Emmanuel. (2000). Revision of the genus Anonconotus Camerano, 1878 (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) with description of A. pusillus sp. n. and A. baracunensis occidentalis ssp. n. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 109: 4: 879-918. [Abstract]
Galvagni, Antonio. (2004). On the types of Anonconotus apenninigenus and on the locus typicus of this species (Orthoptera Tettigoniidae). Memorie Soc. entomol. ital. 82(2): 493-502.
Massa, B., Fontana, P., Buzzetti, F.M., Kleukers, R. and Odé, B. 2012. Fauna d'Italia - XLVIII - Orthoptera. Calderini, Bologna.


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