First record of Acrida acuminata Stål, 1873 (Orthoptera: Acrididae: Acridinae) from India with description of its female genitalia
Keywords:grasshoppers, short-horned, slant-faced, Western Himalaya.
The genus Acrida includes 41 species worldwide of which 7 species are reported from India. The female specimen of Acrida acuminata Stål, 1873 was collected from Himachal Pradesh, which is recorded for the first time from India. An opportunity is taken to redescribe and illustrate the female including its genitalia.