New and less known Orthoptera from biodiversity hotspots of Mozambique and Zambia (Tettigoniidae; Acrididae)


  • Bruno Massa University of Palermo, Italy



South Africa, taxonomy, new species, new record


The study of a lot of specimens collected in Mozambique and Zambia by the African Naturalist Research Trust allowed to find out four new species, namely: Conocephalus (Anisoptera) maputensis n. sp. (from Mozambique), Eulioptera zambesiana n. sp. (from Zambia), Melidia pif n. sp. (from Zambia), and Plangia geroi n. sp. (from Zambia). Further eleven species are newly recorded from Zambia or Mozambique.


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How to Cite

Massa, B. (2022) “New and less known Orthoptera from biodiversity hotspots of Mozambique and Zambia (Tettigoniidae; Acrididae)”, Fragmenta entomologica, 54(1), pp. 27–44. doi: 10.13133/2284-4880/725.



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