Thoracistus peringueyi Pictet, 1888

Peringuey's seedpod shieldback



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1879 or before

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Lydenburg, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa


Biology & Ecology










Bazelet, C. & Naskrecki, P. (2014). Thoracistus peringueyi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T20659735A56073962. . Downloaded on 25 December 2015.

Rentz, D.C.F. 1988. The shield-backed katydids of southern Africa: their taxonomy, ecology and relationships to the faunas of Australia and South America (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Tettigoniinae). Invertebrate Taxonomy 2: 223-335.


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