Study of Beetles (Coleoptera) Associated with Stored Products of Kolkata, India III. Family: Staphylinidae

  • PK Basak Department of Zoology, Bidhannagar College, Saltlake, Kolkata-700064, India
  • TK Pal Zoological Survey of India, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata-700053, India
Keywords: Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Systematics, Stored products, Kolkata

Abstract

Six species of Staphylinidae under the genera Philonthus Curtis, Coenonica Kraatz, Aleochara Grouvelle and Oligota Mannerheim are reported from 18 different commodities in Kolkata area. All these species are new to the stored product habitat from India. Their diagnostic features with illustrations, distribution and habitat records are dealt with and an identification key to these species is given. Key words: Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Systematics, Stored products, Kolkata J. bio-sci. 14: 49-55, 2006

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Basak, P., & Pal, T. (1). Study of Beetles (Coleoptera) Associated with Stored Products of Kolkata, India III. Family: Staphylinidae. Journal of Bio-Science, 14, 49-55. https://doi.org/10.3329/jbs.v14i0.442
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