This species is 91% complete

Pterinochilus lapalala Gallon & Engelbrecht, 2011

South Africa
7.7/10 rating (6 votes)
IUCN Status
IUCN Red List Status

Taxonomy and History

Scientific Name : Pterinochilus lapalala
  • Described By: Gallon & Engelbrecht, 2011
  • Researcher Profile: Richard C Gallon, Ian Engelbrecht
  • Genus: Pterinochilus
  • Etymology: Honouring the Lapalala Wilderness School, in recognition of their work in promoting and preserving wilderness habitat in the Waterberg. The specific epithet is a noun in apposition.
  • Original Type Locality: Lapalala Wilderness, Ellisras, Limpopo, South Africa

Specimen Records

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Pterinochilus lapalala
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Paratype : (TM 23479), South Africa
Holotype : (TM 23479), South Africa

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Habitat and Type Locality

Pterinochilus lapalala
Pterinochilus lapalala

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