First Record of the Drain Fly Clogmia albipunctatus (Williston, 1893) (Diptera: Psychodidae) from Indian Sundarbans

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Published: 2023-06-21

DOI: 10.56557/upjoz/2023/v44i123532

Page: 22-26


Ramyani Chattopadhyay

Zoological Survey of India, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata-700053, India.

Jayita Sengupta

Zoological Survey of India, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata-700053, India.

Atanu Naskar

Zoological Survey of India, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata-700053, India.

Dhriti Banerjee *

Zoological Survey of India, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata-700053, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

A species from family Psychodidae namely Clogmia albipunctatus [1] reported for the first time from Indian Sundarbans areas. This Myiasis causing species bears immense medical importance thereby this study also bears quite importance.

Keywords: New record, drain fly, Sundarban, Diptera


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Chattopadhyay , R., Sengupta , J., Naskar , A., & Banerjee , D. (2023). First Record of the Drain Fly Clogmia albipunctatus (Williston, 1893) (Diptera: Psychodidae) from Indian Sundarbans. UTTAR PRADESH JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY, 44(12), 22–26. https://doi.org/10.56557/upjoz/2023/v44i123532

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