Present communication is the first faunistic study in the mangroves of Diu Island, India. Altogether, 29 species of the orders, Hemiptera (12 species), Orthoptera (10 species) and Lepidoptera (7 species) are reported for the first time from the mangroves of Diu Island. Eighteen insect species are also reported here for the first time from the Indian mangroves.
Bulganin Mitra, Suresh Kumar Shah, Swapan Kumar Das, Paramita Mukherjee, Koyel Chakraborty, Debapriya Mukhopadhyay. First report on insect faunal diversity from the mangrove ecosystem of Diu, Union Territories of India. International Journal of Entomology Research, Volume 2, Issue 5, 2017, Pages 76-78