International Journal of Entomology Research


ISSN: 2455-4758

Vol. 5, Issue 4 (2020)

Pyrrhocoroidean (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) fauna from Gorumara National Park and Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary, - with a new record to West Bengal, India

Author(s): Somnath Dhali, Nilay Ray
Abstract: The current article is contributed to the biodiversity of superfamily Pyrrhocoroidea for the first time from Gorumara National Park and adjoining forest Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary. 10 species spread under 7 genera within 2 families namely Largidae containing 4 species and Pyrrhocoridae containing 6 species have been noted down during field study. Of these, Ectatops indignus (Walker, 1873) is new for the State. The systematic accounts along with photographs of dorsal habitus, body parts’ measurements, distributions and taxonomic keys of the recorded taxa are provided. Furthermore, the morphological description of E. indignus Walker is also given.
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