n Annals of the Transvaal Museum - Rediscovery of the cicada Villet, 1994 (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha: Cicadidae), including notes on its habitat and biology

Volume 46, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0041-1752


Villet (1994) described the monotypic genus and species, , from a single male deposited in the Albany Museum bearing the following label data : 'Natal, Luneberg [], iv.1913, W. Oom, 1846'. At that time, Mr Oom was the headmaster of the primary school which served the German-speaking community in the Lüneburg area, and 1846 is a presumed reference number. Since 1913 no additional specimens had been collected and consequently RDS conducted field work in the area to locate an extant population of .

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