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Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

2016, Vol. 4, Issue 4
New records of aquatic bugs (Insecta: Hemiptera) from Sunderban biosphere reserve, West Bengal, India

Bulganin Mitra, Sankarsan Roy, Olive Biswas, Udipta Chakraborti and E Eyarin Jehamalar

The present study reports six species of aquatic Hemiptera belonging to the families Belostomatidae, Nepidae and Hydrometridae as the new record from Sunderban Biosphere Reserve namely, Lethocerus indicus (Lepeletier & Serville, 1825), Diplonychus annulatus (Fabricius, 1781), Diplonychus rusticus (Fabricius, 1781), Laccotrephes griseus (Guerin-Meneville, 1835), Ranatra digitata Hafiz & Pradhan, 1947 and Hydrometra butleri Hungerford & Evans, 1934. The communication also provides a list of aquatic bugs so far reported from this biosphere reserve.
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How to cite this article:
Bulganin Mitra, Sankarsan Roy, Olive Biswas, Udipta Chakraborti, E Eyarin Jehamalar. New records of aquatic bugs (Insecta: Hemiptera) from Sunderban biosphere reserve, West Bengal, India. J Entomol Zool Stud 2016;4(4):08-11.

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