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Vol. 10, Special Issue 5 (2021)

Insect pollinator’s diversity in the Dangs district of Gujarat

JD Patel and JJ Pastagia
The study on insect pollinator’s diversity was carried out through survey of the Dangs district of Gujarat during 2018 and 2019. A total of 8411 insect pollinators were sampled; among them 7396 insects were reported under order Hymenoptera followed by Lepidoptera (484) Diptera (475), Coleoptera (30) and Hemiptera (26). A total of 67 species of different insect pollinators/foragers were recorded in the Dangs which was belonging five orders viz., Hymenoptera, Diptera, Lepidoptera, Hemiptera and Coleoptera. As far as order wise distribution was concerned Hymenoptera order found to be dominated with four families viz., apidae, megachilidae, xylocopidae and halictidae distributed into 41 species followed by Diptera order with two families viz., syrphidae and calliphoridae distributed into 10 species and Lepidoptera order with six families viz., nymphalidae, pieridae, licaenidae, papilionidae, and hesperiidae distributed into 12 species. Whereas, Hemiptera with two families viz., pyrrhocoridea and coreidea distributed into 2 species and Coleoptera order with two families viz., meloidea and chrysomelidae distributed into two species.
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How to cite this article:
JD Patel and JJ Pastagia. Insect pollinator’s diversity in the Dangs district of Gujarat. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(5S): 603-606.

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