Journal of Insect Biodiversity <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> en-US Copyright is retained by Magnolia press LTD. (Levent Gültekin, Ph. D., Professor, Editor in Chief) (JIB team) Fri, 13 May 2022 14:50:21 +1200 OJS 60 <strong>Immature stages of <em>Culicoides innoxius</em> Sen & Das Gupta and pupa of <em>C. huffi</em> Causey (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) from India</strong> <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> SOMNATH CHATTERJEE, SHUBHRANIL BRAHMA, NILADRI HAZRA Copyright (c) 2022 Magnolia press Fri, 13 May 2022 00:00:00 +1200