First record of Bagauda splendens Distant (Heteroptera: Reduviidae) from India

Kailash Chandra, B. Biswas, Sandeep Kushwaha, Paramita Mukherjee, Animesh Bal


The paper deals with the report of Bagauda splendens Distant, a very rare species of family Reduviidae for the first time from India.


Bagauda, Reduviidae, Stenopodainae, India

Full Text:



Ambrose D.P., 1999.Assassin bugs New Delhi, India, Oxford & IBH Publishing Company Private Limited & New Hampshire, U.S.A., Science Publishers, Incorporation, 337.

Ambrose,D.P.2006. A Checklist of Indian Assassin bugs (Insecta: Hemiptera: Reduviidae) with taxonomic status, distribution and diagnostic morphological characteristics. Zoos’Print Journal,21(9):2388-2406.

Biswas. B and Ghosh, L.K.1995. ZSI Publication.Fauna of Indrabati Tiger Reserve :Fauna of Conservation Area, 6: 19-29.

Chandra K., Kushwaha S.,Sambath S. and Biswas B., 2012. Distribution and Diversity of Hemiptera Fauna of VeeranganaDurgavati Wildlife Sanctuary, Damoh, Madhya Pradesh (India).Biological forum An International Journal 4(1): 68-74.

Chandra, K, 2008. Insecta: Hemiptera, Faunal Diversity of Jabalpur District,M.P; 141-157.

Chandra, K, 2009. Insecta:Hemiptera. Fauna of Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve: Conservation Area Series, 39: 247-257.

Chandra, K, Sharma, R.M. and Ojha, Praveen, 2010. A Compendium on the faunal resources of Narmada river basin in Madhya Pradesh.Rec. zool. surv. India, Occ. Paper, 310: 39-140.

Distant W. L., 1910. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma,Rhynchota, 5:176.

Wygodzinsky, P., 1966.A monograph of the Emesinae (Reduviidae :Hetroptera). Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist.,131:1-614.


  • There are currently no refbacks.

ISSN: 2320-4311
Published by ENVIS Centre on Faunal Diversity
Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, India