oa South African Medical Journal - Grasshopper (Phymateus leprosus Fabr.) poisoning in a Bantu child
|Article Title||Grasshopper (Phymateus leprosus Fabr.) poisoning in a Bantu child|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Medical Faculty, University of Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Sep 1962|
|Pages||822 - 823|
|Keyword(s)||Case report, Entomology, Grasshopper poisoning, Paediatrics, Phymateus leprosus fabr, Plant science and Toxicology|
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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