Top 5 Grasshoppers Found in India

Top 5 Grasshoppers Found in India

Top 5 Grasshoppers Found in India

  • Painted Grasshopper/Aak Grasshopper

Aak grasshopper also known as painted grasshopper is a large brightly colored grasshopper found in the Indian subcontinent. The older grasshoppers feeds on the noxious plant of Calotropis gigantea.

  • Oxya Grasshopper

Oxya grasshopper also called as rice grasshoppers are found in Africa and Asia. They are pest of a wide variety of crops such as paddy areas.

  • Tobacco Grasshopper

Tobacco grasshoppers are distributed in Bangladesh, India, can be found in Sumatra and southern Vietnam. The greenish color moderate sized grasshoppers are from the subfamily of Pyrgomorphinae.

  • Acrida Grasshopper

Acrida ungarica species of grasshoppers are the most common species, found in Africa, India and Asia.

  • Bombay Locust

Bombay locusts are typically a solitary insect which found in India and southeast Asia. Locusts are species of short grasshoppers, also edible insects and considered a delicacy in many nations.
Many species of grasshoppers are called locusts in various parts of the world including Australian plague locust, migratory locust and desert locust.

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