A contribution to the short-horned grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Acrididae) from Arasbaran and vicinity, NW Iran

Abstract :

During 2007–2010 several sampling was conducted to survey fauna of short–horned grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Acrididae) from Arasbaran area plus some regions at the West Azarbaijan, Ardabil and East Azarbaijan provinces (North western of Iran) are as neighbors of Arasbaran. Totally 26 species dependent 15 genera including Calliptamus, Dociostaurus, Notostaurus, Oedipoda, Acrotylus, Aiolopus, Hilethera, Pyrgodera, Oedaleus, Mecostethus, Chorthippus, Heteracris, Anacridium, Chrotogonus, Eyprepocnemis were determined. Among them Calliptamus italicus Linnaeus 1758 and Oedipoda miniata miniata Pallas, 1771 was the predominant species and Calliptamus italicus Linnaeus 1758 (Italian locusts) are exhibited gregarious and migratory behavior from Khodafarin County (at the Airybojagh, and daghlo moghadam deserts) of the Arasbaran

Keyword :

Acrididae, Orthoptera, Iran

Author(s) : Havaskary, M., Pour Abad, R. F., Kazemi, M. H., Satar, A., Rafeii, A.
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Published Issue : 2012 Vol. 7 Number 2

2012 Vol. 7 Number 2