Lobophasma

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

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

Lobophasma redelinghuysensis Photo Mike Picker

Distribution

This genus is known from near Redelinghuys and along the Olifantsriver and Cederberg Mountains from Rawsonville to Cardouw, Jonkiespoort and near Algeria in the Western Cape Province, South Africa.

Habitat

Restio dominated Sandveld and Dry Mountain Fynbos.

 

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