Original Research Article I Volume 8 I Issue 1 I 2020

Species Richness and Diversity of Grasshopper Fauna in Different Habitats of Bharathiar University Campus, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Suganya M, Gunasekaran C and Manimegalai K

Biolife; 2020, 8(1), pp 10-17



The survey was conducted to study the species richness, rarity and commonness of grasshopper fauna in grasslands, shrubs and human altered areas of Bharathiar University Campus, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.A total of 25 species of grasshopper representing 22 genera belonging to 10 subfamilies and 18 tribes under three families. Maximum diversity was shown by the family Acrididae (55.8%) followed by Pyrgomorphidae (27.0%) and Tettigonidae (17.1%). Among the 10 subfamilies of grasshopper, Oedipodinae was the most dominant species in study area


Grasslands, Tribe, Acrididae, Oedipodinae, PAST.


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Article Dates:

Received: 25 February 2020; Accepted: 27 March 2020 ; Published: 15 April 2020

How To Cite:

Suganya M, Gunasekaran C, & Manimegalai K. (2022). Species Richness and Diversity of Grasshopper Fauna in Different Habitats of Bharathiar University Campus, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. Biolife, 8(1), 10–17. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7404331

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