A new species of Dicranocentroides (Collembola: Paronellidae) from India

Ashis Kumar Hazra, Guru Pada Mandal

Abstract


A new species, Dicranocentroides duduaensis sp. nov., is described from the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve, Uttar Pradesh, India. A key to the Indian species of the genus is also provided.

 

Keywords


Brushsetae; chaetotaxy; pigment; patterns.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o3584.7547-51

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