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ISSN Print: 2349-6800 | ISSN Online: 2320-7078

Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

2016, Vol. 4, Issue 4
New distributional records of Tabanidae (Insecta: Diptera) from different geo-climatic regions of West Bengal, India

Aniruddha Maity, Atanu Naskar, Surajit Hazra, Jayita Sengupta, P Parui, Sumit Homechaudhuri and Dhriti Banerjee

Eight species namely Chrysops designatus Ricardo, 1911; Hybomitra subcallosa (Ricardo, 1911); Tabanus dorsiger Wiedemann, 1821; Tabanus (Tabanus) biannularis Philip, 1960; Tabanus (Tabanus) optatus Walker, 1856; Haematopota inconspicua Ricardo, 1911; Haematopota sikkimensis Stone & Philip, 1974 and Haematopota tessellata Ricardo, 1906; belonging to four genera viz., Chrysops Meigen, 1803; Hybomitra Enderlein, 1922; Tabanus Linnaeus, 1758 and Haematopota Meigen, 1803; of subfamilies Chrysopsinae and Tabaninae, are recorded for the first time from the state of West Bengal, are listed, keyed, and discussed with distribution pattern wherever deemed necessary, along with morphology and methodology in aid of understanding the flies of family Tabanidae.
Pages : 1291-1298 | 970 Views | 15 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Aniruddha Maity, Atanu Naskar, Surajit Hazra, Jayita Sengupta, P Parui, Sumit Homechaudhuri, Dhriti Banerjee. New distributional records of Tabanidae (Insecta: Diptera) from different geo-climatic regions of West Bengal, India. J Entomol Zool Stud 2016;4(4):1291-1298.
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