Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Hetrodes
Family: Bradyporidae (Insecta/Orthoptera)
Taxon : Land invertebrate
Group : Animal

SPECIES
pupus
NOTES

A large, stout insect with a large spiny pronotum and no hind wings. There are 4 short spines in the middle of the pronotum. The males have the remnants of wings tucked beneath the pronotum which are rubbed together to make a noise. Endemic to South Africa.


AUTHORITY
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
Insect (6 legs) 


Colour
Notes: Dark brown with yellow stripes on the abdomen
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Amoured ground cricket
Koringkriek
Habitat
NOTES: Found in the veld
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Gryllus pupus



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