Taxonomic studies on Adoretus Dejean, 1833 (Rutelinae: Scarabaeidae) of Buxa Tiger Reserve (a forest under biodiversity hotspot zone), Dooars, West Bengal, India
Subhankar Kumar Sarkar, Sumana Saha and Dinendra Raychaudhuri
Taxonomy of Adoretus Dejean, 1833 fauna included within the subfamily Rutelinae recorded from Buxa Tiger Reserve, Dooars, West Bengal, India are dealt herewith. The generated data is the outcome of long term faunistic investigations of the authors. Each of the species is redescribed and illustrated, supplemented by digital images. A key for identification of all the species recorded from the study area along with their distribution in India is also provided.