Scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of Dildar-Karnah (Kupwara, Jammu and Kashmir)

Abstract :

Dung beetle fauna of the Dildar-Karnah region (District Kupwara, Jammu and Kashmir) was surveyed during the month of October 2019. Specimens were collected and identified with appropriate methods. A total of 7 species comprises of 4 genera, representing 1 species of subfamily Aphodiinae and 6 species of subfamily Scarabaeniae were recorded. All the species were discovered for the first time from the region.


Keyword :

Dung beetle, diversity, Indo-Pak, Jammu & Kashmir, India


Author(s) : Singh, A. P.
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2020 Vol. 15 Number 2