Aquatic insect community of Deepor beel (Ramsar site), Assam, India
Dharitri Choudhury, Susmita Gupta
An investigation on the aquatic insect community of 10 selected sites of Deepor beel, the only Ramsar site of Assam situated on the southern side of River Brahmaputra was carried out during the month of March to November, 2013. During the study period aquatic insect community was represented by 31 species belonging to 18 families of 5 orders. Record of 17 species and 8 families of the order Hemiptera showed that it is the largest order in terms of aquatic insect diversity followed by order Coleoptera having 7 species and 5 families.