Taxonomic studies on Acrididae (Orthoptera: Acridoidea) from Rajasthan (India)
Hirdesh Kumar and Mohd. Kamil Usmani
Thirty seven species of locusts and grasshoppers representing twenty five genera and eleven subfamilies belonging to the family Acrididae are reported from different localities of Rajasthan. Localities surveyed and distribution of each species collected from Rajasthan is discussed. Their distinguishing characters and keys to subfamilies, genera and species wherever necessary are given. A comprehensive report of Acridid fauna of this region is given for the first time.