Review of the African Genera Catantops Schaum 1853, Hadrolecocatantops Jago 1984, and Vitticatantops Sjostedt 1931 (Orthoptera: Acrididae: Catantopinae)

Abstract

Five species in the genus Hadrolecocatantops Jago are redefined and three described as new: ohabuikei, royi and uvinza. Five species in the genus Vitticatantops Sjostedt are redefined and two species described as new: botswana and moxico. A new species is described in the genus Catantops Schaum (C. kasengo). bringing the number of described species in that genus to fifteen. Species are defined on male characters since females are very similar within a genus. Keys are given to adult males.

Citation

Journal of Orthoptera Research (1994) No.3 69-85

Review of the African Genera Catantops Schaum 1853, Hadrolecocatantops Jago 1984, and Vitticatantops Sjostedt 1931 (Orthoptera: Acrididae: Catantopinae)

Help us improve GOV.UK

Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details.