oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - A new genus of Acrididae from Southern Africa (Orthoptera: Acridoidea)
|Article Title||A new genus of Acrididae from Southern Africa (Orthoptera: Acridoidea)|
|© Publisher:||Entomological Society of South Africa (ESSA)|
|Journal||Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Plant Protection Research Institute, Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Jan 1973|
|Pages||203 - 209|
|Keyword(s)||H. deserticola, Taxon, Hemiloryma and Loryma|
The new genus Hemiloryma is erected for the newly discovered type species H. deserticola, a widespread and endemic species of the subdesert and desert parts of South and South West Africa, which is associated with perennial grasses growing in steppe and wooded savanna vegetation types. The new taxon belongs to the little known group-Loryma which is defined and for which a key is provided.
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