COMPOSITION AND CHARACTERS OF THE APHID FAUNA IN HENGDUAN MOUNTAINS REGION, CHINA
HUANG Xiao-Lei 1,2, REN Shan-Shan1, QIAO Ge-Xia 1* 1.Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100080, China 2.Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100039, China
This paper studies composition and characters of the aphid fauna of Hengduan Mountains Region. There are 125 species, which lie in 69 genera and 11 families in Hengduan Mountains Region, and the Oriental species and the endemic species are preponderating. The aphid fauna in the region has the following basic characteristics: the abundant blending of Palaearctic and Oriental species, rich in endemic species, having complicated fauna components, and so on. In the meantime, the distribution of aphids in Hengduan Mountains Region is primarily analysed here. It was concluded that the distribution of the endemic aphid species is imbalance and regional, mostly in Lijiang and Yulong Snow Mountains Region, and in 3?000- 3?200?m vertical zone. Besides, the paper simply discussed origin of some species in East-Asia.