Phalangacris alluaudi Bolívar, 1895:381

Mahé boulder cricket



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1909

Rediscovered in 2014

IUCN status: Critically Endangered



Mahé, Seychelles


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Bolívar, I. (1895). Mission scientifique de M. Ch. Alluaud aux îles Séchelles. Orthoptères. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (Ann. Soc. ent. Fr.) 64: 369-385.

Other references:

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

Gerlach, J. and Hochkirch, A. (2015). Phalangacris alluaudi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015: e.T199505A72317967. Downloaded on 19 December 2015.

Hochkirch, Axel. (2017). Some recent rediscoveries on the Seychelles. The GSG Newshopper 5: 17-20.

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund. (2015). Annual report 2015. Available from: [Accessed 14 January 2017]


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