ORTHOPTERA DIVERSITY IN PACHMARHI BIOSPHERE RESERVE, MADHYA PIRADESH, INDIA

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SUNIL KUMAR GUPTA
KAILASH CHANDRA

Abstract

The present investigation deals with the study of species composition and diversity of Orthoptera in Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve, which was studied from 1999 to 2003. A total of 50 species belonging 47 genera and 8 families were recorded. Acrididae was the most dominant family with 25 species followed by Gryllidae (8), Tettigoniidae (7), Tetrigidae (4), Pyrgomorphidae (2), Trigonidiidae (2), Gryllotalpidae (1) and Tridactylidae (1).

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Orthoptera, Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve, Acrididae

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GUPTA, S., & CHANDRA, K. (2014). ORTHOPTERA DIVERSITY IN PACHMARHI BIOSPHERE RESERVE, MADHYA PIRADESH, INDIA. UTTAR PRADESH JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY, 34(2), 113-118. Retrieved from http://www.mbimph.com/index.php/UPJOZ/article/view/485
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