Locusts (Acrididae) Diversity in Gunung Bunder Forest Park
Keywords:Acrididae, Grasshopper, Gunung Bunder Forest Park
The aim of this study was to know the grasshopper diversity in Gunung Bunder Forest Park. Sampling plots were done by purposive sampling method. Grasshoppers were catched by a sweeping net and glue trapping. The result of the research were as follows: grasshopper diversity (H'=1.32), the number of individuals (n=1127), dominance index (D=0.4) and the species evenness index (E=0.55). Grasshopper species found are Phlaeoba fumosa, Stenocatantops splendens, Stenocatantops angustifrons, Eucoptacra sp., Chondracris rosea, Valanga nigricornis, Leptacris sp., Gastrimargus marmoratus, Trilophidia annulata, Oedaleus infernalis, Oxya japonica and Caryanda spuria.