Plicigastra himalayana Uvarov, 1924



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status




Kashmir & Punjab, India


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Uvarov, B. P. (1924). Some new or interesting Orthoptera from Persia, Baluchistan and Western India. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 29(3): 643-652.


Other references:

Nagar, Rajendra, Swaminathan, Rajamani and Meena, Ashok Kumar. (2023). Checklist of Tettigoniidae (Orthoptera: Ensifera) from India. Zootaxa 5336(3): 349-372.

Shah, Muzamil Syed et al. (2022). Taxonomic redescription, distribution and rediscovery of Plicigastra himalayana Uvarov, 1924 (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Platycleidini) from Western Himalaya. Zootaxa 5174(1): 85-92.

Shishodia, M.S., Chandra, K. and Gupta, S. (2010). An Annotated Checklist of Orthoptera (Insecta) from India. Records of the zoological survey of India. Occasional paper, 314, Kolkata, Gautam Budh Nagar, 366pp.

Shishodia, M.S. and Gupta, S. (2009). Checklist of Orthoptera (Insecta) of Himachal Pradesh, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 1(11): 569-572.


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