Altitude and Seasonality of the Hymenopteran Insects Associated with High Altitude Forest

ALTITUDE AND SEASONALITY OF THE HYMENOPTERAN INSECTS ASSOCIATED WITH HIGH ALTITUDE FOREST OF NANDA DEVI BIOSPHERE RESERVE, WESTERN HIMALAYA, INDIA Kishor Kumar1, P.C. Joshi2, M.K. Arya3 and P. Nath2 1G.B. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment & Sustainable Development, Himachal Regional Center, Mohal-Kullu, 175 126, Kullu, Himachal Pradesh 2Department of Zoology and Environmental Sciences, Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar, Uttarakhand 3Department of Zoology, DSB, Campus College, Kuamun University, Nainital (Present address) Corresponding Author Email1: kishorkkothari5@gamil.com Received: 10-10-2018          Read More …

DESCRIPTION OF A NEW SPECIES OF LATHROMEROIDEA GIRAULT

DESCRIPTION OF A NEW SPECIES OF LATHROMEROIDEA GIRAULT (HYMENOPTERA : CHALCIDOIDEA : TRICHOGRAMMATIDAE) FROM HARYANA, INDIA Mohsin Ikram-1* and Mohd. Yousuf-2 1-2Forest Entomology Division,Forest Research Institute, P.O. New Forest, Dehra Dun – 248006, Uttarakhand, India. [Corresponding author E-mail-1*: mohsin3757@gmail.com] Received: 04-10-2016 Revised: 21-10-2016 Accepted: 11-11-2016 Abstract: A new species of Lathromeroidea Girault (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Trichogrammatidae) Lathromeroidea hisarensis sp. nov. is described, based on the female holotype, collected from Hisar, Haryana, India. Keywords: new species, Lathromeroidea Girault, Hymenoptera,Lathromeroidea hisarensis Full Text/Download

HYMENOPTERAN COMMUNITY DYNAMICS OF SHYAMPUR FOREST RANGE IN SHIVALIK FOOT HILLS

HYMENOPTERAN COMMUNITY DYNAMICS OF SHYAMPUR FOREST RANGE IN SHIVALIK FOOT HILLS, HARDWAR, INDIA M. K. Arya* , P. C. Joshi and Asheesh Agarwal * Department of Zoology, D.S.B. Campus, Kumaun University, Nainital- 263001 Department of Zoology and Environmental Science, Gurukul Kangri University, Hardwar – 249404 Received: 15.11.12 Accepted: 10.01.13 Abstract: Hymenoptera community dynamics of Shyampur forest range in Shivalik foot Hills, Hardwar, India was studied during the study period 2006-08. A total of 174 individuals of Hymenoptera were recorded, representing Read More …

APOIDEA OF UTTARAKHAND STATE A CHECKLIST

APOIDEA (INSECTA: HYMENOPTERA) OF UTTARAKHAND STATE (INDIA): A CHECKLIST WITH SYNONYMIES AND DISTRIBUTION RECORD Rajiv K. Gupta Department of Zoology, Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur 342 005, India E-mail: beesind@gmail.com Received: 27.01.13 Accepted: 20.03.13 Abstract: The study presents a check-list of Apoidea (Insecta: Hymenoptera) recorded from the Uttarakhand State in India. The list consists of 179 species of bees grouped under 32 genera found in the State. The family-wise taxa recorded are: Colletidae – 01 genus with 05 species; Andrenidae Read More …

A NEW SPECIES OF GENUS CERATINA LATREILLE, SUBGENUS CERATINIDIA COCKERELL

A NEW SPECIES OF GENUS CERATINA LATREILLE, SUBGENUS CERATINIDIA COCKERELL & PORTER (HYMENOPTERA: APIDAE), FROM HIMACHAL PRADESH, INDIA *Rajiv K. Gupta, **Vinod K. Mattu and **Arun Kumar *Department of Zoology, Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur, India E-mail: beesind@gmail.com & author for Correspondence **Department of Biosciences, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla (H.P.) Received: 27.01.13 Accepted: 20.03.13 Abstract: There are 31 species of genus Ceratina Latreille subgenus Ceratinidia Cockerell & Porter (Hymenoptera, Apoidea, Apidae, Xylocopinae, Ceratinini), known from oriental region. This list includes Read More …

SPECIES COMPOSITION, ABUNDANCE AND DENSITY OF HYMENOPTERAN INSECTS IN NANDA DEVI BIOSPHERE RESERVE

SPECIES COMPOSITION, ABUNDANCE AND DENSITY OF HYMENOPTERAN INSECTS IN NANDA DEVI BIOSPHERE RESERVE, WESTERN HIMALAYAS, INDIA M. K. Arya and P. C. Joshi* Department of Zoology, D.S.B. Campus, Kumaun University, Nainital-263001, Uttarakhand, India. *Department of Zoology and Environmental Sciences,Gurukula Kangri, University Haridwar- 249404, Uttrakhand, India. Abstract: Species composition, abundance and density of Hymenopterans were studied in three different ecological zones, located at an altitude between 2100-3500m in Nanda Devi Biosphere, Western Himalayas. A total of 1229 individuals of Hymenopteran insects Read More …