International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies
2015, Vol. 2 Issue 3, Part B
A review of the hover flies (Syrphidae: Diptera) from India
Bulganin Mitra, Sankarsan Roy, Imtiaz Imam, Maitree Ghosh
Different types of ecosystem in India attracts 357 species of Syrphidae or hover flies or flower flies belonging to 14 tribes under three subfamilies of the family Syrphidae (Order: Diptera). Among the 14 tribes, Syrphini shares maximum species (31%). West Bengal represents maximum number of species (33.33%), followed by Uttarakhand (26.33%), Himachal Pradesh (22.41%) and so on. Tripura represents least number of species (0.28%).
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Bulganin Mitra, Sankarsan Roy, Imtiaz Imam, Maitree Ghosh. A review of the hover flies (Syrphidae: Diptera) from India. Int. J. Fauna Biol. Stud. 2015;2(3):61-73.