A Preliminary Study of Family Lygaeidae from Andhra Pradesh, India

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  • Zoological Survey of India, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata - 700053
  • Zoological Survey of India, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata - 700053
  • Zoological Survey of India, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata - 700053
  • Zoological Survey of India, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata - 700053
  • Zoological Survey of India, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata - 700053
  • Zoological Survey of India, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata - 700053
  • Zoological Survey of India, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata - 700053
  • Zoological Survey of India, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata - 700053

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.26515/rzsi/v120/i2/2020/119731

Keywords:

Distribution, First Record, Lygaeid Fauna, Pests, Small Bugs.

Abstract

The present paper provides information on 30 species belonging to Lygaeidae family under 20 genera from Andhra Pradesh from the unidentified collections housed in Zoological Survey of India. Of them, 27 species are new records to Andhra Pradesh state. Distribution of each species with measurements and ratios of various body parts were taken as additional diagnostic characters along with key to identification have been provided.

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Author Biographies

P. C. Saha, Zoological Survey of India, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata - 700053

Zoological Survey of India, Senior Zoological Assistant

Sandeep Kushwaha, Zoological Survey of India, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata - 700053

Zoological Survey of India, Senior Zoological Assistant

M. E. Hassan, Zoological Survey of India, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata - 700053

Zoological Survey of India, Scientist-D

B. Biswas, Zoological Survey of India, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata - 700053

Zoological Survey of India, Assistant Zoologist (retired)

Paramita Mukherjee, Zoological Survey of India, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata - 700053

Zoological Survey of India, Post Doctoral Fellow

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Published

2020-06-30

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Saha, P. C., Chandra, K., Kushwaha, S., Hassan, M. E., Biswas, B., Chakrabarty, A., … Jahan, S. (2020). A Preliminary Study of Family Lygaeidae from Andhra Pradesh, India. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, 120(2), 175–188. https://doi.org/10.26515/rzsi/v120/i2/2020/119731

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