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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 7, Issue:9, September, 2018

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(9): 3385-3392

A Preliminary Report of Collembola (Hexapoda) from Northern Hill Region of Chhattisgarh, India
Dharmpal Kerketta1, Ramesh Singh Yadav2* and G.P. Painkra3
1Indira Gandhi Agricultural University, KVK Surguja, Ambikapur (C.G.), India
2Independent Researcher (Entomology), Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh, India
3Indira Gandhi Agricultural University, RMDCARS Ajirma, Ambikapur (C.G.), India
*Corresponding author

The present study was made to assess the Collembola fauna of the Northern Hill Region of Chhattisgarh, India. The 12 species from 10 genera of epigeic collembola were recorded from two different habitats of the region and 8 genera namely Seira, Entomobrya, Homidia, Lepidocyrtus, Sinella, Yossia, Pseudosalina and Salina were firstly recorded from the Chhattisgarh. They are rich in organic soil and leave litters. Subfamily Lepidocyrtinae (Lepidocyrtus) was dominating group whereas subfamily Paronellinae was the diverse subfamily over all during the whole survey.

Keywords: Arthropoda, Collembola, Chhattisgarh, First record, Ranghagh, Preliminary

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Dharmpal Kerketta, Ramesh Singh Yadav and Painkra, G.P. 2018. A Preliminary Report of Collembola (Hexapoda) from Northern Hill Region of Chhattisgarh, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(9): 3385-3392. doi:
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