Biolife, Volume 3, Issue 2, 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17812/blj2015.32.15

Research Article:




A.R. Bhusnar

Department of Zoology, Yashwantrao Chavan Warana Mahavidyalaya, Warananagar-416113, Kolhapur district, Maharashtra, India

*Email: arbhusnar@rediffmail.com

Abstract

Diversity of Acridid (Orthoptra) was studied at the Solapur district in 2012-2013, Acridid Grasshoppers were collected by one man one hour search method at 15 days interval. Total 18 species from seven sub families were identified with their average population and studied distribution patterns also from different tahsils of Solapur district. Maximum species reported from Pandharpur, Mohal and Malshirous tehsil. Out of 18 species, P. infumata is dominant species. In overall observation maximum population of grasshoppers reported in Post monsoon period and minimum population in pre-monsoon period. 

Key words- Acridid, Grasshopper, Diversity, Orthoptera.


Published online 10th May, 2015
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How to Cite this Article

A.R. Bhusnar  (2015). Acridid (Orthoptera) diversity of agriculture ecosystem from Solapur District of Maharashtra, India. Biolife, 3(2), pp 461-468. doi:10.17812/blj2015.32.15

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