A new edible cricket species from Africa of the genus Scapsipedus

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Chrysantus M Tanga, Henlay J O Magara, Monica A Ayieko, Robert S Copeland, Fathiya M Khamis, Samira A Mohamed, Fidelis O Umbura, Saliou Niassy, Sevgan Subramanian, Komi K M Foaboe, Nanna Roos, Sunday Ekesi, Sylvain Hugel

A new cricket of the genus Scapsipedus is described from Kenya. The distribution, acoustic behavior, including call and courtship song, mitochondrial sequences, and data on the biology of that new species are given. This edible cricket is a very promising species for mass production for food and feed.
Original languageEnglish
JournalZootaxa
Volume4486
Issue number3
Pages (from-to)383-392
Number of pages10
ISSN1175-5326
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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