COLEOPTERAN INSECT FAUNA ASSOCIATED IN MID HILLS OF KUMAON REGION OF UTTARAKHAND

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Published: 2009-02-05

Page: 79-81


J.P. PURWAR *

GBPUA&T., Agriculture Research Station, Majhera, P.O. Garampani- 263 135 Nainital, Uttarakhand

ANJULI AGARWAL *

GBPUA&T., Agriculture Research Station, Majhera, P.O. Garampani- 263 135 Nainital, Uttarakhand

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Insect species found in order Coleoptera are largest in number. Coleopteran fauna found in mid hills of NW Himalaya of Uttarkhand was studied in the present report. Nine families from the order Coleoptera have been recorded from Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. Among the family Scarabaeidae, twelve species of grubs were found from this region during Kharif season. Among the twelve species some were catogrized under white grub which are major insect pest of hill agriculture.

Keywords: Coleoptera, White grub, Scarabaeidae,, Hill Agriculture


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PURWAR, J., & AGARWAL, A. (2009). COLEOPTERAN INSECT FAUNA ASSOCIATED IN MID HILLS OF KUMAON REGION OF UTTARAKHAND. BIONATURE, 29(2), 79–81. Retrieved from https://globalpresshub.com/index.php/BN/article/view/451

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