This species is 36% complete

Hysterocrates scepticus Pocock, 1900

São Tomé
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IUCN Status
IUCN Red List Status

Taxonomy and History

Scientific Name : Hysterocrates scepticus
  • Described By: Pocock, 1900
  • Researcher Profile: Reginald Innes Pocock
  • Genus: Hysterocrates
  • Common Name: Sao Tome giant
  • Original Type Locality: Loc. Island of St. Thomas in the Gulf of Guinea
    • Hysterocrates scepticus Pocock, 1900
    • Hysterocrates scepticus Smith, 1990
    • Hysterocrates scepticus Charpentier, 1995
    • Hysterocrates scepticus Peters, 1998
    • Hysterocrates scepticus Schmidt, 2003

Specimen Records

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Hysterocrates scepticus
Holotype : (BMNH 1900-5-13-6), São Tomé and Príncipe

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