Valanga excavata (Stal)

Swezey, O. H., 1946, Orthoptera And Related Orders Orthoptera And Related Orders Of Guam, Insects of Guam II, Honolulu, Hawaii: Bernice P. Bishop Museum, pp. 3-8: 4

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5160233

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:E59A2281-8D6B-4CC8-97F2-B6A1CF7F9B1D

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5164254

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/2C76878D-FF9C-FFF5-BEF9-FC1FFB97F9C5

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scientific name

Valanga excavata (Stal)
status

 

4. Valanga excavata (Stal)   .

. Acridium ezcavatum Stal; Freg. Eugenies Resa, Orthoptera, 326, 1861.

Valanga ezcavata, Uvarov, Ann; Mag. Nat. Hist. IX, 12: 356, 1923.

Agana, May 4, Swezey; Paasan, June 15, on banyan, Swezey; Talofofo, Juqe 17, Swezey; Merizo, June 25, on cotton, Swezey; near Atao beach, June 25, Usinger; Inarajan, July 25, on Thespesia populnea   , Swezey; Barrigada, Aug. 28, on corn, Swezey; Orote Peninsula, Sept. 29, on Pipturus, Swezey   ; Piti, Oct. 12, on Ipomoea   and Glochidion, Swezey   ; Fullaway (1288). The species was determined by F. X. Williams.  

This large grasshopper, described from a single male from Guam, has not been recorded elsewhere. It was rather common in 1936, often occurring on trees or bushes, rather than on grass.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Orthoptera

Family

Baissogryllidae

Genus

Valanga

Loc

Valanga excavata (Stal)

Swezey, O. H. 1946
1946
Loc

Uvarov 1923: 356
1923
Loc

Stal 1861: 326
1861