Checklist of Grasshoppers fauna at Bogara District Karak Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Khalid Usman, Hameed Ur Rehman, Sehrish Khudadad and Khalid Pervaiz
The present study was conducted at Bogara District Karak to find out checklist of Grasshoppers fauna. Sampling of Grasshoppers fauna was done continuously in various periods of time. After collection, all the specimens of the Grasshoppers were identified up to the species level. During the current study, a total of 4 families of the Actidids were recorded which collectively comprising 5 species. The identified Grasshoppers species were Scintharistanotabilis, Sphingonotus rubescens, Ochrilidia gracilis, Schistocercagregaria and Heteracris illustris respectively. The 5 sub families of Acridids were Oedipodinae, Gomphocerinae, Cyrtacanthacridinae and Eyprepocnemidinae respectively. Since grasshoppers are a valuable group for bio indication, it is significant to get information on their multiplicity in such ecological circumstances.