Journal of Applied and Natural Science 4(1):60-64(2012)
Faunal diversity of aquatic insects in Surha Tal of District - Ballia (U. P.), India
Rajnish Kumar Sharma* and Nirupma Agrawal
Department of Zoology, University of Lucknow, Lucknow-226007, INDIA *Corresponding author.E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Abstract : Diversity of aquatic insect fauna of Surha Tal, district Ballia (U.P.) was studied during 2006-08. Twenty nine species of aquatic insect were collected. In class insect four orders namely Coleoptera, Hemiptera, Odonata and Diptera belonging to fourteen families Dytiscidae, Gyrinidae, Hydrophlidae Notonectidae, Palaeidae, Nepidae, Belostomatidae, Hydrometridae, Gerridae. Gomphidae, Libellulidae, Coegrionidae. Chironomidae, Culicidae having twenty genera and twenty nine species were identified.
Keywords : Aquatic insects, Faunal diversity, Surha Tal - Ballia