On the elaterid fauna (Coleoptera) of Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR), West Bengal, India

Abstract : Present study deals with the elaterid fauna of Buxa Tiger Reserve, West Bengal, India. 12 species of 8 genera belonging to 6 subfamilies of Elateridae are taxonomically evaluated. Among them, the genus Camososternus Latreille and 4 species viz. Cardiophorus bucculatus Candeze, Camososternus gigas Vats, Heteroderes sericeus Candeze and Megapenthes variabilis Vats & Chauhan are reported for the first time from the state while 7 others (marked by ?) are new from the study area
Keyword : Elateridae, BTR, West Bengal, India, new record
Author(s) : , S. Sarkar, S. Saha, D. Raychaudhuri
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