On the distribution and taxonomy of Conocephalus species (Orthoptera: Tettigonioidea: Conocephalinae) from Pakistan

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On the distribution and taxonomy of Conocephalus species (Orthoptera: Tettigonioidea: Conocephalinae) from Pakistan

Waheed Ali Panhwar, Riffat Sultana, Muhammad Saeed Wagan, Santosh Kumar
J. Bio. Env. Sci.3( 11), 171-176, November 2013.
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A detail survey for the collection of Conocephalus species has been carried out during the year 2011-2013 in various provinces of Pakistan. A single genus with single species i.e, Conocephalus maculates (Le Guillo) was recorded in large numbers. Besides this, important taxonomic character along with drawing lines, measurement of various body parts was also provided. At the present its occurrence is confirmed throughout the country. It was also observed that Conocephalus species damage the wide range of cultivated plants when these are established in areas from where the forest has been cleared.


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