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Studies on the Selected Families of Hymenoptera (Apidae, Halictidae, Megachilidae, Scolidae and Vespidae) of Sundarbands Biosphere Reserve, West Bengal


Series: Records of the Zoological Survey of India Occasional Papers Volume: 388

By: Gaurav Sharma(Author), Girish Kumar P(Author)

70 pages, 21 plates with colour photos, 1 plate with 1 colour map; tables

Zoological Survey of India

Paperback | Apr 2018 | #242352 | ISBN-13: 9788181714978
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About this book

Language: English

This publications reports the results of five, roughly 7-10 day surveys undertaken between 2013 to 2015 in Sundarbans Biosphere Reserve, West Bengal, India. The authors focused on five hymenopteran families present in this area, namely Apidae, Halictidae, Megachilidae, Scolidae, and Vespidae. About 47 species of Hymenoptera were recorded from the study site, which encompasses 23 species of bees (11 species of the family Apidae, 9 species of the family Halictidae, and 3 species of the family Megachilidae), 4 species of Scoliidae, and 20 species of Vespidae.



1. Study Area
      i. Brief description of the study area
      ii. Map of the study area indicating survey localities
      iii. Details of area surveyed
2. Materials and methods
3. Results and discussion:
      i. Family  Apidae
      ii. Family Halictidae
      iii. Family Megachilidae
      iv. Family Scolidae
      v. Family Vespidae


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