Entomology, Ornithology & Herpetology: Current Research

Entomology, Ornithology & Herpetology: Current Research
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ISSN: 2161-0983

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Truong Xuan Lam

Institute of of Science and Technology, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, Nghia Do, Vietnam

  • Research Article   
    The Species Assassin Bugs (Heteroptera: Reduviidae) and Their Preys in the Mountainous Region of Northern Vietnam
    Author(s): Truong Xuan Lam*

    In the mountainous region of Northern Vietnam, field surveys in 2 National Parks, 7 Nature Reserves, Lao Cai, Cao Bang, Hoa Binh, Son La, Bac Kan and Lang Son provinces shows that the 76 species of 43 genera, 7 subfamilies of family Reduviidae (Heteroptera) were recorded, among them 5 species are newly recorded in Vietnam. The Lao Cai (Bat Xat, Hoang Lien) has the highest diversity index and Bac Kan (Nam Xuan Lac), Lang Son (Huu Lien) have the lowest diversity index. The index of similarity of species composition at 6 surveyed sites were divided into group 1, Lao Cai (Bat Xat, Hoang Lien) and Cao Bang (Phia Oac-Phia Den); group 2, Hoa Binh (Thuong Tien, Hoang Kia-Pa Co) and Son La (Xuan Nha, Copia) and group 3, Bac kan (Nam Xuan Lac) and Lang Son (Huu Lien). The number of species in higher montane evergreen forest and lower montane evergreen forest is the biggest (.. View More»

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