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International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

2015, Vol. 2 Issue 3, Part B

A review of the hover flies (Syrphidae: Diptera) from India

Author(s):

Bulganin Mitra, Sankarsan Roy, Imtiaz Imam, Maitree Ghosh

Abstract:
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%).

Pages: 61-73  |  1213 Views  92 Downloads

How to cite this article:
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.
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