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Species diversity and relative abundance of scarab beetle fauna in Assam, northeast India

  title={Species diversity and relative abundance of scarab beetle fauna in Assam, northeast India},
  author={Badal Bhattacharyya and Gautam Handique and Dwiban Pujari and Sudhansu Bhagawati and Himangshu Mishra and Dhanalakhi Gogoi and H. S. Debnath},
  journal={Journal of entomology and zoology studies},
Species diversity and abundance of scarab beetles was studied from Assam, northeast India from 20072013. A total of 44 species of scarabs under 6 sub families and 21 genera were identified, out of which 41 species are new records. Majority of the phytophagous species belonged to the subfamily Melolonthinae and Rutelinae while the coprophagous species belonged to Dynastinae and Cetoniinae. Species profiling revealed that Apogonia ferruginea was the most predominant species and contributed 17.60… Expand

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