A short taxonomic account of dipteran flies from the Renuka Wetland and adjacent Sanctuary, Himachal Pradesh, India

Abstract :

The present study is based upon the dipteran collection from the Renuka Wetland and surrounding Sanctuary in the year 2015. Overall 22 species under 21 genera over 10 families have been reported from here including present survey data as well as literature sources. Out of which, 4 species Ischiodon scutellaris Fabricius, 1805, Eristalinus (Eristalodes) paria (Bigot, 1880), Eristalinus (Eristalinus) quinquestriatus (Fabricius, 1794), Eristalis (Eoseristalis) cerealis Fabricius, 1805 found to be the new record from this Renuka Wetland & Sanctuary. The conservation of Renuka Lake as Ramsar Site has also attributed to the conservation of fly diversity here

Keyword :

Diptera, taxonomy, new record, Ramsar site, Renuka Lake

Author(s) : Sengupta, J., Naskar, A., Maity, A., Homechaudhuri, S., Banerjee, D.
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Published Issue : 2019 Vol. 14 Number 1

2019 Vol. 14 Number 1