On the incidences of oedipodinae (orthoptera: acrididae) from nara desert khairpur, sindh, Pakistan

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On the incidences of oedipodinae (orthoptera: acrididae) from nara desert khairpur, sindh, Pakistan

Fakhra Soomro, Mohammad Saeed Wagan, Riffat Sultana
J. Bio. Env. Sci.5( 4), 166-171, October 2014.
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Abstract

A detailed survey for the collection of short horned grasshoppers were carried out during the year 2012-2013 from different localities of Nara desert i.e. Choondiko, Khehwari, Tajal, Sikandarabad and Jubo. A total of 322 specimens were collected and sorted into 6 genra and 8 species viz., Sphingonotus rubescens rubescens (Walker, 1870), S. savignyi (Saussure, 1884), S. theodori theodori ( Uvarov, 1924), Aiolopus thalassinus thalassinus (Fabricius, 1781), Hilethera aeolopoides (Uvarov, 1923), Acrotylus humbertinus (Saussure, 1884), A. longipes subfasciatus (Bei-Bienko, 1948), Trilophidia annulata (Thunberg, 1815), Locusta migratoria (Linnaeus, 1758), of wing band grasshoppers (Oedipodinae). Furthermore, the status of some species were also conformed from this area. Present study might be proved guide line for future research.

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