Diversity Assessment of Major Insect Orders in Parvati Aranga Bird Sanctuary District Gonda, Uttar Pradesh, India
An assessment study was conducted on the abundance and diversity of insect species in Parvati Aranga Bird Sanctuary District Gonda, Uttar Pradesh. The present study was aimed to determine the species richness, dominance and evenness of insect fauna from study area. The assessment was carried out during the month of November 2020 to April 2021. A total number of 296 insects from 156 species, 31 families and 5 Order were recorded. This assessment shows that Coleoptera (33.97%) was most dominant order and followed by Lepidoptera (25.64%), Orthoptera (14.74%), Diptera (14.74%) and Hymenoptera (10.26%) according to total number of species. A number of statistical indices were used to determine the Dominance, Richness, Evenness and Diversity. The study supposed to the first report of insect diversity in study is and becomes useful information on those aspects to be documented for future references.
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