Inventory of insects in the El Ghrous's palm grove (Biskra; Algeria)

Authors

  • H Zakaria Applied Neuroendocrinology Laboratory, Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Badji Mokhtar, Annaba, Algeria
  • S Benhissen Department of Natural and Life Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, University of Mohamed Boudiaf, M'Sila, Algeria
  • W Habbachi Department of Natural Sciences, ENS Taleb Ebderrahman, Laghouat, Algeria
  • F Masna Mechanics Laboratory Team, Department of Mechanics, University of Amar Telidji, Laghouat, Algeria
  • AY Asloum Ecology of terrestrial and aquatic systems, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Badji Mokhtar, Annaba, Algeria
  • S Ben Lemkherbeche University of Mohamed Khaider, Biskra, Algeria
  • K Rebbas Laboratory of Agro-Biotechnology and Nutrition in Arid and Semi-Arid Zones, Natural resources and environment management research,University of Ibn Khaldoun, Tiaret, Algeria

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jbcbm.v7i1.57126

Keywords:

Insects; Oasis; Agro-ecosystem; Inventory; Biodiversity.

Abstract

The diversity and species richness of insects were studied at the palm grove of El Ghrous. The insects were collected using two types of traps: Barber and Aerial. Forty-four insect species were inventoried. This inventory shows a predominance of Order Coleoptera with 6 families, 13 species and 241 individuals, followed by Hemiptera with 5 families, 7 species and 111 individuals, and Orthoptera with 2 families, 7 species and 54 individuals.

J. Biodivers. Conserv. Bioresour. Manag. 2021, 7(1): 85-94

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Published

2022-01-10

How to Cite

Zakaria, H., Benhissen, S., Habbachi, W., Masna, F., Asloum, A., Lemkherbeche, S. B. ., & Rebbas, K. (2022). Inventory of insects in the El Ghrous’s palm grove (Biskra; Algeria). Journal of Biodiversity Conservation and Bioresource Management, 7(1), 85–94. https://doi.org/10.3329/jbcbm.v7i1.57126

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