Journal of Insect Biodiversity 2022-05-13T14:50:21+12:00 Levent Gültekin, Ph. D., Professor, Editor in Chief Open Journal Systems <p><strong>Journal of Insect Biodiversity</strong> (<strong>JIB</strong>) is an international, peer-reviewed scientific journal of Biodiversity Application &amp; Research Center of the Atatürk University. <span lang="EN-GB">JIB is dedicated to publishing high-quality novel </span><span lang="EN-GB">scientific data </span><span lang="EN-GB">on <strong>insect biodiversity</strong>. The aims</span> of this journal are to share and disseminate novel scientific information on the discovery, description, and conservation of insect diversity. </p> <strong>Immature stages of <em>Culicoides innoxius</em> Sen & Das Gupta and pupa of <em>C. huffi</em> Causey (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) from India</strong> 2022-01-13T14:08:49+13:00 SOMNATH CHATTERJEE SHUBHRANIL BRAHMA NILADRI HAZRA <p class="Abstract"><span lang="EN-GB">Both larval and pupal stages of <em>Culicoides innoxius</em> Sen &amp; Das Gupta and pupal stages of <em>C. huffi</em> Causey are described and illustrated. All specimens were collected from the Lower Gangetic plains of West Bengal. Larvae of <em>C. innoxius</em> were obtained from rotten banana stem, while a single pupa of <em>C. huffi</em> was collected from an irrigation channel associated with the rice agroecosystem. A pictorial pupal key of the species of the genus reported from India is provided.</span></p> 2022-05-13T00:00:00+12:00 Copyright (c) 2022 Magnolia press