oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - On The Biology of Acanthoplus bechuanus Per. (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae)

Volume 21, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



The data set forth in this paper have been collected by the writer during investigations occupying four years. The Tettigoniid investigated was first descriptionbed by P�ringuey in 1916. It is very common during the late summer, autumn and early winter months on low thorn trees and scrub on the outskirts of Kimberley. According to P�ringuey (op. cit) its distribution is restricted to the Great Karoo and North-western areas of the Cape Province.

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