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Vol. 11, Special Issue 3 (2022)

Determination of insect faunal diversity through light trap catches at Raipur, Chhattisgarh during kharif 2018

Author(s):
Priyanka Nagdev, Beerendra and Jayalaxmi Ganguli
Abstract:
The experiment on Determination of insect faunal diversity through light trap catches was conducted during the kharif, 2018-19, at the Instructional research farm of IGKV, Raipur, Chhattisgarh. Investigations were undertaken to know the species composition of insect fauna attracted towards the light trap. The most dominated order in the light trap catches during kharif season was Coleoptera followed by Hemiptera, Lepidoptera, Hymenoptera, Orthoptera, Dermaptera and Ephemeroptera. According to the percentage of insects collected, maximum number of Coleoptera 3185.96 (68%) which were recorded highest during the 35th SMW , followed by Hemiptera 867.14 (19%) being highest during the 46th SMW, Lepidoptera 316.63 (7%) with peak during the 40th SMW, Hymenoptera 156.36 (3%) highest in the 33th SMW, Orthoptera 66.00 (2%) highest in the 31st SMW and Dermaptera 55.30 (1%) highest during the 34rth SMW, Odonata (5.61) highest during the 36th SMW and Ephemeroptera (5.16) highest in the 37rth SMW.
Pages: 373-375  |  259 Views  69 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Priyanka Nagdev, Beerendra and Jayalaxmi Ganguli. Determination of insect faunal diversity through light trap catches at Raipur, Chhattisgarh during kharif 2018. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(3S): 373-375.

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