On a collection of aquatic beetles (Insecta: Coleoptera) from Southern Eastern Ghats, Tamil Nadu, India


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




Diversity, Distribution, Taxonomy and Species List


The present study deals with a small collection of aquatic beetles under the families Gyrinidae, Dytiscidae and Hydrophilidae from different water bodies from the Eastern Ghats of Tamil Nadu collected during January 2019. A total of 29 examples were studied which resulted in the identification of nine species under seven genera belonging to five subfamilies of aquatic Coleoptera.


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Dash, S., & Kumar Ghosh, S. (2022). On a collection of aquatic beetles (Insecta: Coleoptera) from Southern Eastern Ghats, Tamil Nadu, India. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, 122(1), 91–95. https://doi.org/10.26515/rzsi/v122/i1/2022/151058





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