A preliminary study on the diversity of coleopterans in a rural area in Changanacherry, Kerala
Hima Tom and Jose D Kaippallil
The order Coleoptera which includes beetles and weevils is the most diverse order of Class Insecta. The Coleopterans of a village in Changanacherry, Kerala were studied during the months of January to April, 2013. 51 species belonging to 19 families were collected and identified from various habitats.