About 255 species of insects are consumed as food by tribal people in India. Most of the edible insects belongs to the order coleoptera followed by Orthoptera (24%); Hemiptera (17%); Hymanoptera (10%); Odonatae (8%).

Paper published by Prof. Jharna (Chemical Ecology PI)

https://www.omicsonline.org/open-access/diversity-of-edible-insects-and-practices-of-entomophagy-in-india-an-overview-2376-0214.1000124.php?aid=31285

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