Karoophasma

Life > Eukaryotes > Opisthokonta > Metazoa (animals) > Bilateria > Ecdysozoa > Panarthropoda > Tritocerebra > Phylum: Arthopoda > Mandibulata > Atelocerata > Panhexapoda > Hexapoda > Insecta (insects) > Dicondyla > Pterygota > Metapterygota > Neoptera > Polyneoptera > Anartioptera > Mantophasmatodea > Family: Austrophasmatidae

Karoophasma Klass, Picker, Damgaard, van Noort & Tojo 2003

Karoophasma_biedouwensis

Karoophasma biedouwensis Photo Mike Picker

Distribution

This genus is known from Biedouw, Driefontein, Wolfdrif, Botterkloof Pass and Calvinia in the Western Cape Province, South Africa.

Habitat

Central Mountain Renosterveld, Sand Plain Fynbos, Upland Succulent Karoo and Succulent Karoo including shifting sand dunes dominated by Stipagrostis grasses.

 

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