publication . Article . 2020

A Survey of Eulophid Wasps (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) Associated with Rice Ecosystems of Tamil Nadu

Alfred Daniel, J.; Ramaraju, K.; Shreevihar Santhosh;
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  • Published: 31 Dec 2020
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Abstract
Surveys were conducted to explore the eulophid fauna in rice ecosystems of Tamil Nadu during 2015-16 in three different rice-growing zones viz., western zone, Cauvery delta zone and high rainfall zone. In the present study, a total of 161 eulophid individuals were collected from rice ecosystems that represent 3 subfamilies, 8 genera and 14 species. The three subfamilies are Entodoninae, Eulophinae and Tetrastichinae. Alpha and beta diversity were computed for the three zones and the diversity indices (Simpson’s index, Shannon-Wiener index, Pielou’s index) revealed that the high rainfall zone was the most diverse zone, while the western zone being the least. Apro...
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free text keywords: Diversity, Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea, Eulophidae, Rice Ecosystem, India.
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