Corpus ID: 90147803

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

@article{Bhattacharyya2017SpeciesDA,
  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},
  year={2017},
  volume={5},
  pages={711-716}
}
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

Figures and Tables from this paper

A review of scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) diversity in India
The diversified geographic location along with climatic conditions has led to the enrichment of fauna species in India. Coleoptera (Gk. Coleos–sheath, ptera–wing) are the largest group of organismsExpand
Diversity of insect species along with their host in Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat
TLDR
The result of the diversity study revealed that Coleopteran (64 species) dominated the other insect fauna followed by Lepidoptera (38 species), Diptera (25 species) Hymenoptera(22 species), Odonata (19 species) and Hemiptera (11 species). Expand
Studies on a Collection of Family Scarabaeidae (Coleoptera: Insecta) from Nagaland, India
TLDR
The forests, vegetation, and wildlife of Nagaland state should be appropriately conserved Otherwise the diversity and abundance of faunal and floral diversity may be affected. Expand
Assessment Scarabaeid Beetle Diversity in Various Cropping Regions of Karnataka
TLDR
The different agroecological regions of Western Ghats of Karnataka were surveyed to assess the diversity of scarabaeid beetles and species richness and abundance was determined by the diversity indices. Expand

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 32 REFERENCES
Population Dynamics of White Grubs (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in the Rose Environment of Northern Bangalore, India
TLDR
Faunal composition of scarabaeids associated with rose cultivation in Bangalore districts of Karnataka (India) was investigated and may be helpful in pest management especially of rose plantation. Expand
Faunal Composition of Scarab Beetles and Their Hosts in Assam
TLDR
Through scouting 20 species of scarab beetles were recorded, of which, Sophrops iridipennis, Anomala perplexa, Anomsala dussumieri, and Adoretus renardi are new records from Assam. Expand
Life history strategy and behaviour of white grub, Brahmina coriacea (Hope) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae) an invasive pest of potato and apple agro-ecosystem in northwestern India
Abstract White grub, Brahmina coriacea (Hope), is widespread in northwestern India, invading the areas with temperate and sub-temperate climate. Both adults and grubs are polyphagous pests. Apple andExpand
Fruit feeding Cetoniinae community structure in an anthropogenic landscape in West Africa
TLDR
The potential contribution of palm plantations to the conservation of forest-dwelling Cetoniinae (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae) is assessed in southern Benin and species composition reveals that they are used by forest specialist species that avoid open habitats like farmlands, therefore providing structural connectivity. Expand
Entomo-Fauna Associated with Bajra Crop as Observed in an Agro-ecosystem in Rajasthan, India
Pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) is the most widely grown type of millet. It is locally known as bajra, and is primarily consumed in the states of Haryana, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. InExpand
Entomofauna of Kane Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, northeastern India
TLDR
Overall, 39 species of insects hitherto known only from other states, were recorded for the first time from Arunachal Pradesh through the present collection. Expand
Dung beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) assemblages across a natural forest-cerrado ecotone in Minas Gerais, Brazil
TLDR
The effect of the habitat (forest vs. cerrado) has a much stronger effect on the assemblage structure than the presence of the edge: dung beetles responded strongly to change in habitats, but weakly to the proximity of the edges between these habitats. Expand
A short-term surveillance of coleopteran fauna in an agro-ecosystem near Bikaner (Western Rajasthan), India.
TLDR
The diversity and density of coleopteran fauna in general, was found to depend upon the climatic conditions and various crops in the agro-ecosystem. Expand
Monitoring of Scarab Beetles using Light Trap in Horticulture Field of Paklihawa Campus, Rupandehi, Nepal
An experiment was conducted in Horticulture field of Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science (IAAS), Paklihawa, Nepal to know the status of Scarabaeid beetle species and population by using lightExpand
ADULT PHYLLOPHAGA EPHILIDA HOST PLANT FEEDING PREFERENCE
TLDR
Investigation of the feeding preference of adult Phyllophaga ephilida (Say) for the foliage of eight woody plant species found it exhibited a preference for pecan, oak, and elm, avoiding slash pine and southern magnolia. Expand
...
1
2
3
4
...