Distribution of Genus Aiolopus (Oedipodinae: Acrididae: Orthoptera) From District Dadu, Sindh

  • Asif Nazir Memon
  • Naheed Baloch
  • Naheed Soomro
  • Abdul Sattar
  • Mohan Lal
  • Samiullah Soomro
Keywords: Distribution, Incidence, Aiolopus, District Dadu, Nymphs, Adult.


The present study was conducted on distribution and incidence of A. thalassinus thalassinus important pest of agriculture in District Dadu. At present a total of 5362 specimens including various nymphal instars and adults were collected from different localities of District Dadu, during the year 2015-2016. Very surprising amount of insect was collected and sorted out into different nymphal stages. This site has been investigated for the first time. Present study recommends that if frequent survey would be done in this area more material will be collected.