Taxonomic insights and geographic distribution of Gryllidae (Gryllinae: Orthoptera) in Sindh Pakistan


  • Naila Bhanger Department of Zoology, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan
  • Riffat Sultana Department of Zoology, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan
  • Naheed Baloch Department of Zoology, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan
  • Santosh Kumar Department of Zoology, Cholistan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan



Gryllus, Gryllodes, Teleogryllus, Gryllidae


In the agricultural expanse of Sindh, Pakistan, this study explores Gryllidae species' taxonomic composition and geographic distribution, focusing on the Gryllinae subfamily within the Orthoptera order. Investigating nine distinct species – including Acheta domesticus (Linnaeus, 1758), Gryllus bimaculatus De-Geer, 1773, Gryllus campestris Linnaeus, 1758, Gryllodes sigillatus Walker, 1869, Gryllodes supplicans (Walker, 1859), Callogryllus ovilongus Saeed&Yousuf, 2000, Callogryllus saeedi (Saeed, 2000), Teleogryllus occipitalis (Serville, 1838), and Modicogryllus sindhensis  Riffat, 2018– across six genera, the research unveils insights into the prevalence and diversity of Gryllidae in this agriculturally significant.



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How to Cite

Bhanger, N., Sultana, R. ., Baloch, N. ., & Kumar, S. . (2024). Taxonomic insights and geographic distribution of Gryllidae (Gryllinae: Orthoptera) in Sindh Pakistan. Journal of Wildlife and Biodiversity, 8(2), 1–15.