This species is 45% complete

Eucratoscelus constrictus (GerstÄcker, 1873)

Kenya, Tanzania
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IUCN Status
IUCN Red List Status

Taxonomy and History

Scientific Name : Eucratoscelus constrictus
  • Described By: (GerstÄcker, 1873)
  • Researcher Profile: Carl A Gerstäcker
  • Genus: Eucratoscelus
  • Common Name: African redrump
  • Original Type Locality: Taveta, Taita Taveta, Kenya
    • Harpactira constricta Gerstäcker, 1873
    • Eucratoscelus longiceps Pocock, 1898
    • Pterinochilus constrictus Strand, 1907
    • Pterinochilus spinifer Pocock, 1898
    • Eucratoscelus longiceps Smith, 1990
    • Pterinochilus spinifer Smith, 1990
    • Eucratoscelus longiceps Peters, 1998
    • Eucratoscelus longicepsPeters, 2000
    • Pterinochilus spinifer Peters, 2000
    • Eucratoscelus constrictus Gallon, 2002
    • Eucratoscelus constrictus Schmidt, 2003

Specimen Records

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Harpactira constricta
Holotype : (ZMB 2351), Kenya
Pterinochilus spinifer
Holotype : (BMNH 1897.11.20.53), Kenya
Eucratoscellus longiceps
Holotype : (BMNH 1897.11.20.54), Kenya
(?), Kenya
Pterinochilus constrictus
(?), Tanzania
(ZMB 31090), Tanzania

Adult Male Activity

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Habitat and Type Locality