IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category Year Assessed
Vulnerable Red List Criteria
Hochkirch, A. Reviewer/s
Willemse, L.P.M. & OdÃ©, B. Contributor/s
Weinberger, J. Justification
This species is only known from Lushoto (West Usambara Mts.). It has not been found since its description in 1963. However, the genus Acrida
is in need of taxonomic revision. Based upon its small range size and the threats caused by agricultural land use, the species is assessed as 'Vulnerable' under criterion D2.
No data on population size or trends are available. Population Trend
The area near Lushoto is strongly affected by land use changes (particularly small-holder farming). It is likely that Acrida bara
is affected by human land use.
No conservation measures are in place for this species.