Publications on invertebrates of Bhutan

Research Bhutan

General

  • Van Tol J. (2017). Mission report - Entomological fieldwork Bhutan May-June 2017. Naturalis, Leiden. PDF

Bees

  • Dorji, P., W. Klein & T. Nidup (2016). New record of Carpenter bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Xylocopinae) from Bhutan. Journal on New Biological Reports 5: 106-113.
  • Dorji, P., T. Nidup & W. Klein (2017). A field guide tot he common bees & wasp of Bhutan. National Biodiversity Centre (NBC), Ministry of Agriculture & Forest, Serbithang, Thimphu, Bhutan.
  • Nidup, T. & P. Dorji (2016). The Honey Bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) of Bhutan with a key to the Apis species. Bio Bulletin 2: 1-7.

Butterflies & moths

  • Gielis, C. & K. Wangdi (2017) Common Moths of Bhutan. National Biodiversity Centre (NBC), Ministry of Agriculture & Forest, Serbithang, Thimphu, Bhutan.
  • Irungbam, J.S., M.S. Chib & K. Wangdi (2016). Taxonomic review of the superfamily Pyraloidea in Bhutan (Lepidoptera). Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity 9: 355-382.
  • Gielis C. & K. Wangdi (2019). The Pterophoridae of Bhutan (Lepidoptera), with the description of a new species. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 161: 79-109. PDF

Dragonflies & damselflies

  • Gyeltshen, T. (2017). A survey of Odonata from eastern Bhutan, with nine new national records. Notulae odonatologicae 89: 319-374.
  • Kalkman, V.J. & T. Gyeltshen (2016). Records of dragonflies from Western Bhutan collected in October 2015. IDF-reports 94: 1-15.
  • Gyeltshen, T. & V.J. Kalkman (2017). Odonata records from western Bhutan, with six new records and a note on the synonymy of Himalagrionwith Coenagrion. Notulae odonatologicae 8(9): 341-353.
  • Gyeltshen, T., V.J. Kalkman & A.G. Orr (2017). Honouring His Royal Highness the Crown Prince of Bhutan: Megalestes gyalsey (Odonata: Synlestidae). Zootaxa 4244: 588–594.
  • Gyeltshen, T., V.J. Kalkman & A.G. Orr (2017). A field guide to the common Dragonflies & Damselflies of Bhutan. National Biodiversity Centre (NBC), Ministry of Agriculture & Forest, Serbithang, Thimphu, Bhutan.
  • Gyeltshen, T., T. Nidup, P. Dorji & V.J. Kalkman (2016). A bibliography and checklist of the dragonflies and damselflies of Bhutan. Journal of Threatened Taxa 9: 9743-9747. PDF

Ladybeetles

  • Dorji, C., P. Loday & O. Vorst (2017). A field guide to the common Lady Beetles of Bhutan. National Biodiversity Centre (NBC), Ministry of Agriculture & Forest, Serbithang, Thimphu, Bhutan.

Mollusc 

  • Gittenberger, E., C. Gyeltshen, P. Leda, T. Zangpo, R. Dekker van Klinken (2018). The first record of the cosmopolitan slug Deroceras laeve (O.F. Müller, 1774) (Gastropodae, Pulmonata, Agriolimacidae) in Bhutan. Folia Malacologica 26 (2): i-v. PDF
  • Gittenberger, E., P. Leda, C. Gyeltshen, S. Sherub & S. Dema (2017). Field Guide to the Common Molluscs of Bhutan. National Biodiversity Centre (NBC), Ministry of Agriculture & Forest, Serbithang, Thimphu, Bhutan.
  • Gittenberger, E., P. Leda & S. Sherub (2013). Bhutanese snails, the smallest one: Truncatellina bhutanensis spec. nov. (Gastropoda, Pulmonata, Vertiginidae). Basteria 77: 29-32.
  • Gittenberger, E., P. Leda & S. Sherub (2017). Gastropods in Bhutan, the genus Rahula (Pulmonata: Helicarionidae). Journal of Conchology 42: 413-418.
  • Gittenberger, E., P. Leda, K. Wangdi & S. Sherub (2017). Bhutan freshwater gastropods and trematodes, with a warning. Biodiversity Journal 8: 895-906. PDF
  • Gittenberger, E., P. Leda, S. Sherub & B. Páll-Gergely (2018). EndothyrellaZilch, 1960 in Bhutan (Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Plectopylidae), with a description of three new species (2018). Archiv fur Molluskenkunde 147: 203-213. PDF
  • Gittenberger E, S. Sherub, B. Stelbrink (2017). Erhaia Davis & Kuo (Gastropoda, Rissooidea, Amnicolidae) also in Bhutan. ZooKeys 679: 21–28.

Wasp

  • Dorji, P., W. Klein & T. Nidup (2017). Taxonomic study of social vespid wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Vespinae & Polistinae) in Bhutan. Journal of Insect Biodiversity and Systematics, 3(2): 91–104.
  • Dorji, P., T. Gyeltshen, W. Klein & T. Nidup (2017). New records of social wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespinae: Vespa and Provespa) from Bhutan. Journal of Threatened Taxa 9(4): 10102-10108.
  • Dorji, P., T. Nidup & W. Klein (2017). A field guide tot he common bees & wasp of Bhutan. National Biodiversity Centre (NBC), Ministry of Agriculture & Forest, Serbithang, Thimphu, Bhutan.
  • Dorji, P., W. Klein & T. Nidup (2016). Study of Paper wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Polistinae) of Bhutan. Bio Bulletin 2: 128-136.
  • Nidup, T., T. Gyeltshen, P. Girish Kumar, W. Klein & P. Dorji (2016). New records of petiolate potter wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Eumeninae) from Bhutan. Journal of Threatened Taxa 8 (12): 9467-9472.
  • Nidup, T., W. Klein & P. Dorji (2016). New records of hover wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Stenogastrinae) from Bhutan. Journal of Threatened Taxa 9 (7): 10487-10489.
  • Nidup, T., W. Klein, P.G. Kumar & P. Dorji (2017). New record of scoliid wasps (Hymenoptera: Scoliidae: Scoliinae) from Bhutan. Halteres 8: 9-19.

Dr. Ing. Vincent J. Kalkman

Projectleader
Endless forms

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