Additional Records of Reduviid (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) Assassin bugs from Dumna Nature Park, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India

Abstract

Author(s): Altaf Hussain Sheikh, Rita Bhandari, Moni Thomas, Bilquees Yousf

Two species of family Reduviidae viz. Coranus fuscipennis and Oncocephalus schioedtei belonging to two subfamilies viz. Harpactorinae and Stenopodainae respectively, were recorded from Dumna Nature Park, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh. These were recorded for the first time from the park. Both the species were collected by light trap as well as by sweep net. Both the species are predators on other insects.

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