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An Annotated Checklist of Orthoptera (Insecta) from India

World / Checklist

Series: Records of the Zoological Survey of India Occasional Papers Volume: 314

By: MS Shishodia (Author), Kailash Chandra (Author), Sunil Kumar Gupta (Author)

366 pages, no illustrations

Zoological Survey of India

Hardback | Aug 2010 | #198593 | ISBN-13: 9788181712707
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About this book

Language: English

The present checklist includes 1033 species / subspecies belonging to 400 genera and 21 families of Orthoptera from India. This is the first attempt to provide an annotated checklist of the Orthopteran fauna of India, which is mainly based on published information and identified specimens deposited in the National Zoological Collection of ZSI, Hqs Kolkata and various centres of the Zoological Survey of India.


1. Introduction
2. Review of literature
3. Lists of superfamilies, families and subfamilies
4. Orthopteran diversity in India
5. State wise species diversity
6. Checklist of species. Suborder : Caelfera
7. Superfamily : Acridoidea
8. Superfamily : Eumastacoidea
9. Superfamily : Pyrgomorphoidea
10. Superfamily :Tetrigoidea
11. Superfamily : Tridactyloidea. Suborder : Ensifera
12. Superfamily : Grylloidea
13. Superfamily : Hagloidea
14. Superfamily : Schizodactyloidea
15. Superfamily : Stenopelmatoidea
16. Superfamily : Tettigonioidea
17. Discussion
18. Acknowledgements


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