oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - New genera of African Acrididae (Orthoptera: Acridoidea)

Volume 35, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



Two new genera of Acrididae are descriptionbed from South West Africa, viz. Damaracris for the type-species D. rupestris spec. nov. from the Central Namib Desert; and Ovambohippus for the type-species O. anderssoni spec. nov. which is widely distributed over northern S. W. Africa and southern Angola. Brief notes on the habitat preferences as well as geographical distribution are given.

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