Seasonal distribution and prevalence of dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in Kurukshetra, Northern India

@inproceedings{Kakkar2010SeasonalDA,
  title={Seasonal distribution and prevalence of dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in Kurukshetra, Northern India},
  author={Nidhi Kakkar},
  year={2010}
}
A total of 8306 individuals as 29 species from 3 subfamilies (Hybosorinae, Aphodiinae, Scarabaeinae) were trapped by pitfall bait trapping. The maximum number of species of Scarabaeinae (68.97%) and number of individuals of Aphodiinae (56.84%) take part in the formation of a community. The number of species, number of individuals, diversity and dominance changes throughout the season. Seasonal prevalence of 82.76% of species and 50.81% of individuals was found in June. Aphodius campestris was… CONTINUE READING