Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Title: Ethnozoology of Galo tribe with special reference to edible insects in Arunachal Pradesh
Authors: Kato, Dagyom
Gopi, GV
Keywords: Galo tribe
Edible insects
Arunachal Pradesh
Issue Date: Jan-2009
Publisher: CSIR
Series/Report no.: Int. Cl. ⁸: A61K36/00, A01K47/00, A01K67/00
Abstract: The paper explored the diversity of edible insects, collection patterns and temporal availability in the West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh, Northeast India. The district is inhabited by the Galo, Adi, Memba and Khamba tribes. However, the study only explored the ethnozoology of Galo tribe. The study reveals that the community consumed a total of 12 species belonging majorly to Hymenopterans and Hemipteran order, excluding 4 unidentified species belonging to 10 genera and 8 families. Consumptions of insects showed that 61.11% are at larval stage followed by mature (16.67%), and 11.11% of adult and hive, respectively. Most of the insects are available in between August to September months.
Description: 81-83
ISSN: 0972-5938
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.08(1) [January 2009]

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
IJTK 8(1) 81-83.pdf54.75 kBAdobe PDFView/Open

Items in NOPR are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.