Dr. M. E. Hassan


Dr. M. E. Hassan


Highest Academic degree, year

Ph.D.; 2008



Gangetic Plains Regional Centre, Vijay Nagar, Bahadur Housing Colony, Patna –800026


Email Address


Phone Number

+91 8961420750


Area of Expertise

Taxonomy: Hemiptera: Pentatomoidea (True Bugs)


Experience after Ph. D.

15 years


Significant Achievements

Area of Specialization: Entomology

  • Taxonomy of Pentatomidae and other heteropteran families (Hemiptera)
  • Taxonomy of egg parasites Trichogramma and Trichogrammatoidea (Hymenoptera)
  • Biological control (egg parasitoids of insect pests)
  • Insect Pollination (Hemiptera)
  • Ecology, biology of Grasshoppers and Locusts (Insecta: Orthoptera)

New taxa described:

  • Altogether 22 new species were added new to science belonging to Order Hemiptera and Order Hymenoptera.

Pollination Ecology of Moths

  • Lygaeid bug, Spilostethushospes and Graptostethusverticalis were collected from little ironweeds flower, Ageratum conyzoides Linnaeus (family Asteraceae) were identified as potential pollinator.



Supervised PhD students: 01; M.Sc. Dissertation: 01


Research Focus

  • Life membership: Zoological Society of Kolkata
  • Entomological Society of India, New Delhi.
  • Bulletin of Pure and Applied Sciences, New Delhi.
  • Bio-Science Research Bulletin, New Delhi.





  • Raghunathan, C., Hassan, M. E., Mondal, T., Banerjee, D. 2023. Faunal Diversity of Puducherry: 1-394 (Published by the Zool. Serve. India, Kolkata).
  • Hassan, M. E., Raghunathan, C., Banerjee, D. Faunal Diversity of Gorumara national Park and Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary (in press).
  • Assassin bugs (Reduviidae: Heteroptera) from Chhattisgarh, India. Paramita Mukherjee, Kailash Chandra, M.E. Hassan, B. Biswas and Sandeep Khushwaha. 2016. Assassin bugs (Reduviidae: Heteroptera) from Chhattisgarh, India, Rec. zool. Surv.India, Occ. Paper No. 379: 1-47.
  • Catalogue of Reduviidae of India. Mukherjee, Paramita, Chandra, Kailash and Hassan, M.E. 2019. Catalogue of Reduviidae of India. Rec. zool. Surv. India, Occ. Paper No., 401. (Published by the Director, Zool. Surv. India, Kolkata)
  • Mukherjee, P., Ambrose, D.P., Hassan, M.E. and Biswas, B. 2015. A new species of StenolemusSignoret (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Reduviidae: Emesinae) from India, Zootaxa, 3904 (1): 116-122.
  • Paramita Mukherjee, M. E. Hassan and B. Biswas. 2016. A new species of PhysomerusBurmeister (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Coreidae: Coreinae), with a key to species in India, Zootaxa, 4208 (3): 282-292.


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