Preliminary checklist of springtails (Arthropoda: Collembola) of Uttar Pradesh, India

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Ramesh Singh Yadav
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0241-0068

Abstract

Collembola, the fauna of a hidden habitat, are symbols of soil health. A survey of Collembolan fauna in different habitats in different regions of Uttar Pradesh was carried out from 2008 to 2010.  Thirty-seven species were captured belonging to 27 genera from eight subfamilies of eight different families.  Thirteen species are first reports from India and from Uttar Pradesh.  The subfamily Entomobryinae (27.03%) was dominant whereas the subfamily Isotminae had maximum diversity.

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Yadav, R.S. 2017. Preliminary checklist of springtails (Arthropoda: Collembola) of Uttar Pradesh, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 9, 12 (Dec. 2017), 11054–11059. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.3260.9.12.11054-11059.
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Author Biography

Ramesh Singh Yadav, Department of Entomology & Agricultural Zoology, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

Former Research Scholar, Department of Entomology & Agricultural Zoology, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

 

*Present Address: Assistant Teacher, Government School Dehariya, Zamania, Ghazipur, Uttar-Pradesh, India 232331

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