The genus Abalakeus was only known from the larval stage parasitic on orthopterans or free-living usually on plants. Some larval specimens of Abalakeus lorestanicus were captured in Andalucia, Spain on Steropleurus andalusius (Rambur, 1838) (Orthoptera, Ephippigerinae) and were reared to the nymphal stage. In this paper, the nymphal stage of Abalakeus is described for the first time.
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