International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies
2015, Vol. 2 Issue 4, Part B
On collection of some collembola (Hexapoda: Entognatha: Collembola) from Rajasthan
Ruquaeya Bano, Sharmila Roy
The present investigation is based on survey programmes conducted in Jalore and Bikaner districts of Rajasthan during the 2011-2013. Collembolans commonly known as Springtails are minute, soft bodied, wingless, primitive insects. They are omnipresent members of soil fauna inhabit both on the surface and the depth of the soil. Pitfall traps were used to collect collembolan specimens. Identification is done by Phase contrast microscope revealed 10 species of Collembola belonging to 8 genera and 3 families from Jalore and Bikaner districts of Rajasthan, India. Out of these, 8 species are recorded for the first time from Rajasthan.
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Ruquaeya Bano, Sharmila Roy. On collection of some collembola (Hexapoda: Entognatha: Collembola) from Rajasthan. Int. J. Fauna Biol. Stud. 2015;2(4):110-113.