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A Pictorial Handbook on Grasshoppers of Western Himalayas

Field / Identification GuideIdentification Key

By: G Srinivasan (Author), D Prabakar (Author)

76 pages, colour photos

Zoological Survey of India

Paperback | Sep 2013 | #213592 | ISBN-13: 9788181713537
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About this book

The present study deals with the pest of crops, vegetables and pasture of some economically important short horned grasshoppers. There are 35 species belonging to 2 superfamilies, 2 families, 10 subfamilies and 28 genera. Keys for identification of families, subfamilies, genera and species of Acrididae and Pyrgomorphidae along with field photographs have been depicted.

 


Contents

1. Acrida exaltata walker 1859
2. Acrida gigantea Herbst 1794
3. Acrida turrita linnaeus 1758
4. Phlaeoba infumata brunner von wattenwyl 1893
5. Phlaeoba panteli bolivar 1902
6. Choroedocus illustris walker 1870
7. Choroedocus robustus serville 1839
8. Pachyacris vinosa walker 1870
9. Oxyrrhepes obtusa Haan 1842
10. Xenocatantops humilis humilis serville 1839
11. Xenocatantops karnyi kirby, 1910
12. Diabolocatantops innotabilis walker 1870
13. Stenocatantops splendens thunberg 1815
14. Chondracris rosea de geer 1773
15. Cyrtacanthacris tatarica linnaeus 1758
16. Patanga succincta Johansson 1763
17. Tylotropidius varicornis walker 1870
18. Eyprepocnemis alacris alacris serville 1839
19. Eyprepocnemis rosea Uvarov 1942
20. Aulacobothrus luteipes luteipes walker 1871
21. Hieroglyphus banian fabricius 1798
22. Dittopternis venusta walker 1870
23. Ceracris striata Uvarov 1925
24. Gastrimargus africanus africanus saussure 1888
25. Gastrimargus marmoratus thunberg, 1815
26. Oedaleus abruptus thunberg 1815
27. Sphingonotus longipennis saussure 1884
28. Trilophidia annulata Thunberg, 1815
29. Gesonula punctifrons stal 1860
30. Caryanda parvicina Willemse 1925
31. Oxya fuscovittata Marschall 1836
32. Spathosternum prasiniferum prasiniferum walker 1871
33. Atractomorpha crenulata fabricius 1793
34. Chrotogonus chrotogonus trachypterus trachypterus blanchard 1836
35. Poekilocerus pictus fabricius 1775

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