Corresponding author:Abhijit Mitra, Department of Marine Science, University of Calcutta, 35 B.C. Road, Kolkata 700019, India
Received: July 15, 2017; Published: July 31, 2017
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Insects comprise the most diverse group of multicellular organisms in the planet Earth, which provide several ecosystem services like pollination, pest control (bio-control), decomposition, transference of energy through food chain etc. In addition, insects are widely used today as human edible items and ingredients of fish-feed, turtle-feed, livestock, etc. In this paper we focus on the vital ecosystem services provided by insects with special reference to their services in the domain of human food.