New records of Hemiptera (Insecta) from Tawang District, Arunachal Pradesh India

Abstract :

Tawang district is located in western part of Arunachal Pradesh, bordering Bhutan and China covering approximately 2085 sq. km. area, having the forest covers of 1230 sq. km. The district is divided into 3 subdivisions viz. Tawang, Lumla and Jang. While working on faunal diversity of the district by the first author, the specimens of true bugs were also collected. The identification yielded the record of 17 species of order Hemiptera belonging to 15 genera representing 9 families. All these species are new addition to the fauna of Tawang district, Arunachal Pradesh.

Keyword :

Faunal diversity, new addition and true bugs.

Author(s) : Chandra, K., Kushwaha, S.
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Published Issue : 2014 Vol. 9 Number 1

2014 Vol. 9 Number 1