Studies on Wood Boring Insects of Malabar Region of Kerala
The present study of wood-boring insects was carried out during the period from February 2019 to January 2020. A Field survey was conducted in different areas -Thaliparamba, Kannadiparamba, Thottada, Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary (Pookkund, Thullal, Valayamchal), and Elayavoor of Kannur District. This short-term study recorded 38 species of wood borers. The collected specimens were under 7 Families named Cerambycidae, Curculionidae, Brentidae, Bostrychidae, Platypodidae, Buprestidae and Lyctidae. Cerambycidae was the dominant family followed by Bostrychidae and least was Brentidae. The collected specimens were pinned, dried and stored in insect cabinets and kept in Forest Entomology and GIS Research Laboratory.
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