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Pudasaini R, Dhital S. A review of the Acrididae (Orthoptera, Caelifera) recorded in Nepal. J. Insect Biodivers. Syst 2022; 8 (3) :467-482
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1- Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal. , rameshwor.pudasaini@lac.tu.edu.np
2- Prithu Technical College, Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal.
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Previously published works of literature were reviewed to prepare the checklist of grasshoppers under the family Acrididae from Nepal. The present checklist of grasshoppers under the family Acrididae includes 69 species belonging to 41 genera, and 18 tribes with 11 subfamilies. Oedipodinae (17) was the most species-richest subfamily followed by Gomphocerinae (12), Catantopinae (9), Oxyinae (7), Cyrtacanthacridinae (6), Acridinae (6), Eyprepocnemidinae (4), Coptacrinae (3), Hemiacridinae (2), Calliptaminae (2), and Spathosterninae (1). This checklist will be also helpful to forecast outbreaks of grasshopper species and apply appropriate management approaches.
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Article Type: Checklist | Subject: Systematics/Other taxa
Received: 2022/04/18 | Accepted: 2022/07/14 | Published: 2022/08/13

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