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Biodiversity and Systematics Status of Band-Winged Grasshoppers, Oedipodinae Walker, 1871 (Orthoptera: Acrididae) from Thar Desert, Pakistan

Biodiversity and Systematics Status of Band-Winged Grasshoppers, Oedipodinae Walker, 1871 (Orthoptera: Acrididae) from Thar Desert, Pakistan

Riffat Sultana1*, Mohan Lal1, Samiullah Soomro1, Santosh Kumar2 and Ahmed Ali Samejo1

1Department of Zoology, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan
2Department of Zoology, Cholistan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan.
 
*      Corresponding author: riffat.sultana@usindh.edu.pk

Fig. 1.

1, Hilethera aeolopoides; 2, Aiolopus thalassinus thalassinus; 3, Aiolopus thalassinus tumulus; 4, Acrotylus humbertianus; 5, Acrotylus longipes subfasciatus; 6, Acrotylus longipes longipes. Note: ♂d=Male dorsal; ♀d=Female dorsal; ♂l=Male lateral; ♀l= Female lateral.

Fig. 2.

1, Hilethera aeolopoides; 2, Aiolopus thalassinus thalassinus; 3, Aiolopus thalassinus tumulus; 4, Acrotylus humbertianus; 5, Acrotylus longipes subfasciatus. Note: Mdh=♂ dorsal head, Mdp=♂ dorsal pronotum, Mlp=♂ lateral pronotum, Mlc=♂ lateral cerci, Fdh=♀ dorsal head, Fdp=♀ dorsal pronotum, Flp=♀ lateral pronotum, Flo=♀ lateral Ovipositor.

Fig. 3.

7, Trilophidia annulate; 8, Sphingonotus (Sphingonotus) rubescens rubescens; 9, Sphingonotus (Sphingonotus) savignyi; 10, Locusta migratoria; 11, Oedaleus senegalensis. Note: ♂d=Male dorsal; ♀d=Female dorsal; ♂l=Male lateral; ♀l= Female lateral.

Fig. 4.

6, Acrotylus longipes longipes; 7, Trilophidia annulate; 8, Sphingonotus (Sphingonotus) rubescens rubescens; 9, Sphingonotus (Sphingonotus) savignyi; 10, Locusta migratoria; 11, Oedaleus senegalensis. Note: Mdh=♂ dorsal head, Mdp=♂ dorsal pronotum, Mlp=♂ lateral pronotum, Mlc=♂ lateral cerci, Fdh=♀ dorsal head, Fdp=♀ dorsal pronotum, Flp=♀ lateral pronotum, Flo=♀ lateral Ovipositor.

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

February

Pakistan J. Zool., Vol. 56, Iss. 1, pp. 01-501

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