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Hieroglyphus banian
(rice grasshopper)

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Hieroglyphus banian (rice grasshopper)

Summary

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  • 22 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Hieroglyphus banian
  • Preferred Common Name
  • rice grasshopper
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Hieroglyphus banian (Fabricius)

Preferred Common Name

  • rice grasshopper

Other Scientific Names

  • Gryllus banian
  • Hieroglyphus furcifer

International Common Names

  • English: grasshopper, rice

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Heuschrecke, Indische Reis-
  • India: Jhitika; Jitti; Midtha; Nak-thod; Phadka; Pulpondu; Tid; Vittil

EPPO code

  • HIEGBA (Hieroglyphus banian)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Orthoptera
  •                         Family: Acrididae
  •                             Genus: Hieroglyphus
  •                                 Species: Hieroglyphus banian

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020

Growth Stages

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List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Fruit / discoloration
Fruit / external feeding
Fruit / lesions: black or brown
Inflorescence / external feeding
Inflorescence / lesions on glumes
Inflorescence / twisting and distortion
Inflorescence / wilt
Leaves / external feeding
Leaves / necrotic areas
Leaves / wilting
Stems / discoloration of bark
Stems / external feeding
Stems / wilt
Whole plant / external feeding

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Acridotheres tristis Predator Adults/Nymphs
Beauveria bassiana Pathogen Adults/Nymphs
Bubulcus ibis Predator Adults/Nymphs
Dicrurus macrocercus Predator Adults/Nymphs
Entomophaga grylli Pathogen Adults/Eggs/Larvae/Nymphs/Pupae
Eutrombidium trigonum Parasite Adults/Eggs/Larvae/Nymphs/Pupae
Gordius Parasite Adults/Eggs/Larvae/Nymphs/Pupae
Mermis Parasite Adults/Eggs/Larvae/Nymphs/Pupae
Mermis nigrescens Parasite Adults/Eggs/Nymphs
Mylabris pustulata Predator
Passer domesticus Predator Adults/Nymphs
Rana tigrina Predator Adults
Scelio hieroglyphi Parasite Eggs

References

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Ahmad R; Gangwar B, 1984. Some observations on the pests of winged bean in Andamans. Entomon, 9(4):295

Ahmed MU; Hossain QT; Hossain D; Kobayashi S, 1976. Assessment of efficacy of ELSAN 92% ULV against stem borers and pest complex of boro paddy by aerial spray in Bangladesh. Japan Pesticide Information, No. 29:12-15

Ambrose DP; Claver MA; Mariappan P, 2000. Functional response of Rhynocoris marginatus (Heteroptera: Reduviidae) to two pests of pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan). Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 70(9):630-632.

Anon, 1949. Entomological Investigations. 15th Report of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Australia, 1940-1941. Canberra: CSIRO, 17-27.

Atwal AS, 1976. Agricultural pests of India and South-East Asia. Agricultural pests of India and South-East Asia. Kalyani Publishers. Delhi India, x + 502 pp.

Bhatia GN, 1949. Plant protection work in Ajmer, Marwara in 1948. Plant Protection Bulletin, 1(1):19.

Bhoopathi R; Karnatak AK, 2003. Screening of sugarcane germplasm to Scirpophaga excerptalis Walker Hieroglyphus banian Fabricius in Tarai region of Uttaranchal. Annals of Agricultural Research, 24(3):679-680.

Bhowmik HK; Haldar P, 1984. Preliminary distributional records with remarks on little known species of Acrididae (Orthoptera: Insecta) from the Western Himalayas (Himachal Pradesh). Records of the Zoological Survey of India, 81(1/2):167-191

Boliver I, 1912. Trab. Mus. Oriene. Nat. Madrid. 6:54-59.

Butani DK, 1961. Annotated list of insects on sugar cane in India. Indian Journal of Sugarcane Research and Development, 5:126-137.

Chatterjee PB; Debgoswami A, 1981. Rice grasshopper outbreak in West Bengal, India. International Rice Research Newsletter, 6(3):19

Coleman LC, 1914. New species of India grasshopper belonging to the genus Hieroglyphus Kranss and the genus Hierococcyx Bol. Journal of Bombay Natural History Society, 231:172-175.

Diwakar MC, 1972. Plant protection problems in high-yielding paddy in Orissa. Plant Protection Bulletin, India, 24(1/2):62-67

Feakin SD; ed, 1974. Pest control in Rice. PANS Manual. No.3. London: Centre for Overseas Pest Research.

Fletcher TB, 1931. Locusts in India. Proc. Bd. Agric. Indian pusa. 1229:124-156.

Garg DO; Chaudhary JP, 1979. Insect pests of sugarcane in Punjab and their control III. Mandibulate pests. Indian Sugar, 28:799-802

Garg VK; Yogesh Patel; Nayak MP, 2014. New occurrence of rice grasshopper, Hieroglyphus banian fabricius on lentil Lens esculentum in Vindhyan plateau of Madhya Pradesh. Indian Journal of Tropical Biodiversity, 22(1):89-90.

Irshad M; Mazhar RA; Ghani MA, 1977. Grasshoppers associated with paddy and their natural enemies in Pakistan. Agriculture Pakistan, 28(1):55-64

Janjua NA, 1957. Insect pests of paddy in Pakistan. Agriculture Pakistan, 8:5-21.

Kaushal BR; Vats LK, 1986. Intraspecific variation in calorific content of two phytophagous insects Hieroglyphus banian and Belenois mesentina. Indian Journal of Ecology, 13(1):167-168

Kirby WF, 1914. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma, Orthoptera (Acrididae). London, UK: Taylor and Francis.

Mani MS, 1982. General Entomology. New Delhi, Bombay and Calcutta, India: Oxford and IBH publishing Co.

Meshram PB; Pathak SC; Jamaluddin, 1990. Population dynamics and seasonal abundance of some forest insect pests (nursery stage) through light trap. Indian Forester, 116(6):494-503

Mohan K; Gopalan M; Balasubramanian G, 1991. Studies on the effects of neem products and monocrotophos against major pests of rice and their safety to natural enemies. Indian Journal of Plant Protection, 19(1):23-30

Murty VST; Devadath S, 1981. Studies on the transmission and survival of Xanthomonas campestris pv. oryzae through insects. Indian Phytopathology, 34(2):162-163

Nayak MK; Gandhi JR, 1990. Aggregation, arrival responses and acceptance of purified chemical by Hieroglyphus banian Fabricius (Orthoptera: Acrididae). Annals of Entomology, 8(2):5-13

Nayar KK; Ananthakrishan TN; David BV, 1976. General and Applied Entomology. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill.

Pai IK, 1999. Seasonal variation of insect species on paddy in Goa. Insect Environment, 5(2):73.

Peshwani KM, 1954. Studies on the bionomics and biology of phadka Hieroglyphus nigrorepletus Bol. Thesis submitted for Diploma of Associateship. Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India.

Pradhan S, 1983. Insect Pests of Crops. New Delhi, India: National Book Trust.

Pradhan S; Peshwani KM, 1961. Studies on the ecology and control of Hieroglyphus nigrorepletus Boliver (Phadka). Indian Journal of Entomology, 23:79-106.

Rai MM; Khurad AM; Raina SK, 2003. Field trials of Nosema locustae for control of paddy grasshopper, Hieroglyphus spp. in Vidarbha region of India. Entomon, 28(3):207-214.

Rao PS, 1975. Widespread occurrence of Beauveria bassiana on rice pests. Current Science, 44(12):441-442

Rizvi SSA; Aziz SA, 1979. Occurrence of Eutrombidium trigonum (Trombididae: Acarina) upon Hieroglyphus nigrorepletus Bol. (Orthoptera: Acrididae). Mushi, 48(8):85. Department of Zoology, Muslim University Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Roonwal ML, 1945. Notes on the bionomics of Hieroglyphus banian Bol. (Ortho: Acrididae) at Banars, U.P. Indian Bulletin of Entomological Research, 36(3):339-341.

Sathe AA; Joshi PV, 1988. Comparative study on the spermatheca of some orthopteran insects. Cytologia, 53(2):347-352

Sawai HR; Waryam Singh, 2004. Evaluation of the effects of N and K fertilization on the incidence of insect pests of rice crop. Fertiliser News, 49(10):35-38, 41-42.

Shah NK; Garg DK, 1986. Pest complex of ragi Eleusine coracana G. in hills of Uttar Pradesh. Indian Journal of Entomology, 48(1):116-119

Singh OP; Dhamdhere SV, 1982. Studies on mating and ovipositional behaviour of rice grasshopper. Oryza, 19(3/4):205-207

Singh OP; Dhamdhere SV, 1986. Bird as enemies of rice grasshopper, Hieroglyphus banian Fabricius in Madhya Pradesh. Bulletin of Entomology (New Delhi), 27(2):185-186

Singh UC, 2001. Outbreak of Hieroglyphus banian Fab. in Gwalior. Indian Journal of Entomology, 63(2):206-207.

Thontadarya TS; Devaiah MC, 1975. Effect of aerial spraying of fenthion and fenitrothion on some insect pests of paddy. Current Research, 4(6):107

Tomar SPS; Dubey OP; Rajani Tomar; 2004, publ. 2005. Succession of insects pest on green pea. JNKVV Research Journal, 38(1):82-85.

Vyas HN; Butani PG, 1985. First severe occurrence of rice grasshopper, Hieroglyphus banian Fabricius on cane crop in Saurashtra Region. Agricultural Science Digest, India, 5(2):78-79

Vyas NR; Singh OP; Dhamdhere SV; Misra US, 1983. An unusual outbreak of the rice grasshopper, Hieroglyphus banian Fabricius and its host preference. Journal of Entomological Research, 7(2):194-195; 4 ref.

Waterhouse DF, 1993. The Major Arthropod Pests and Weeds of Agriculture in Southeast Asia. ACIAR Monograph No. 21. Canberra, Australia: Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, 141 pp.

Distribution References

Ahmad R, Gangwar B, 1984. Some observations on the pests of winged bean in Andamans. Entomon. 9 (4), 295.

Ahmed M U, Hossain Q T, Hossain D, Kobayashi S, 1976. Assessment of efficacy of ELSAN 92% ULV against stem borers and pest complex of boro paddy by aerial spray in Bangladesh. Japan Pesticide Information. 12-15.

Bhatia G N, 1949. Plant protection work in Ajmer, Marwara in 1948. Plant Protection Bulletin. 1 (1), 19.

Bhowmik H K, Haldar P, 1984. Preliminary distributional records with remarks on little known species of Acrididae (Orthoptera: Insecta) from the Western Himalayas (Himachal Pradesh). Records of the Zoological Survey of India. 81 (1/2), 167-191.

CABI, Undated. Compendium record. Wallingford, UK: CABI

CABI, Undated a. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Chatterjee P B, Debgoswami A, 1981. Rice grasshopper outbreak in West Bengal, India. International Rice Research Newsletter. 6 (3), 19.

Diwakar M C, 1972. Plant protection problems in high-yielding paddy in Orissa. Plant Protection Bulletin, India. 24 (1/2), 62-67.

Garg D O, Chaudhary J P, 1979. Insect pests of sugarcane in Punjab and their control III. Mandibulate pests. Indian Sugar. 799-802.

Garg V K, Yogesh Patel, Nayak M P, 2014. New occurrence of rice grasshopper, Hieroglyphus banian fabricius on lentil Lens esculentum in Vindhyan plateau of Madhya Pradesh. Indian Journal of Tropical Biodiversity. 22 (1), 89-90.

Janjua NA, 1957. Insect pests of paddy in Pakistan. In: Agriculture Pakistan, 8 5-21.

Kaushal B R, Vats L K, 1986. Intraspecific variation in calorific content of two phytophagous insects Hieroglyphus banian and Belenois mesentina. Indian Journal of Ecology. 13 (1), 167-168.

Mohan K, Gopalan M, Balasubramanian G, 1991. Studies on the effects of neem products and monocrotophos against major pests of rice and their safety to natural enemies. Indian Journal of Plant Protection. 19 (1), 23-30.

Nayak M K, Gandhi J R, 1990. Aggregation, arrival responses and acceptance of purified chemical by Hieroglyphus banian Fabricius (Orthoptera: Acrididae). Annals of Entomology. 8 (2), 5-13.

Nayar KK, Ananthakrishan TN, David BV, 1976. General and Applied Entomology., New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill.

Pai I K, 1999. Seasonal variation of insect species on paddy in Goa. Insect Environment. 5 (2), 73.

Pradhan S B, Shahi B B, 1983. Leaffolder outbreak in tarai belt of Nepal. International Rice Research Newsletter. 8 (2), 13.

Sathe A A, Joshi P V, 1988. Comparative study on the spermatheca of some orthopteran insects. Cytologia. 53 (2), 347-352. DOI:10.1508/cytologia.53.347

Shah N K, Garg D K, 1986. Pest complex of ragi Eleusine coracana G. in hills of Uttar Pradesh. Indian Journal of Entomology. 48 (1), 116-119.

Thontadarya T S, Devaiah M C, 1975. Effect of aerial spraying of fenthion and fenitrothion on some insect pests of paddy. Current Research. 4 (6), 107.

Vyas H N, Butani P G, 1985. First severe occurrence of rice grasshopper, Hieroglyphus banian Fabricius on cane crop in Saurashtra Region. Agricultural Science Digest, India. 5 (2), 78-79.

Vyas N R, Singh O P, Dhamdhere S V, Misra U S, 1983. An unusual outbreak of the rice grasshopper, Hieroglyphus banian Fabricius and its host preference. Journal of Entomological Research. 7 (2), 194-195.

Waterhouse D F, 1993. The major arthropod pests and weeds of agriculture in Southeast Asia. Canberra, Australia: ACIAR. v + 141 pp.

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