International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Entomology | India | Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023

Studies on Diversity of Beetles in Girgaon Region, District Chandrapur, Maharashtra, India

Umesh Indurkar

Abstract: Beetles refer to as modified front wings which serves protective covers for a membranous hind wings belong to superorder Endopterygota order coleoptera in class insecta represent 40% of known insect. The diversity of beetles is very vast. They found in everywhere all habitats, except the polar and marine region i. e., leaves, vegetative foliage, from trees and their bark to flowers, underground near roots, including dead or decaying ones, tissue, even inside plants like galls. There are particular species that are adapted to practically every kind of diet. Girgaon village is covered 568.6 Hectares total forest area and out of 68% used for agriculture. Though a serious attempt has not been made in the past to record diversity of beetles in Girgaon region, Tehsil Nagbhir in District Chandrapur. In the present study, the total numbers of beetles collected from three locations of Girgaon region were 27 species under 11 families and 23 genera are recorded.

Keywords: Diversity, Beetle, Farm, Foerst, Lake, Girgaon region

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023,

Pages: 1075 - 1077

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