oa South African Medical Journal - Grasshopper (Phymateus leprosus Fabr.) poisoning in a Bantu child

Volume 36, Issue 39
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



It appears that the Bantu child died from a grasshopper which actually contained some or other poison which it either produced in itself or had accumulated as a result of feeding on some poisonous plant.

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