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Systematics and ecology ofÂ CyrtodiopsisÂ whiteiÂ (Curran, 1936),Â initially described in brief from a tropical dry deciduous forest in eastern India asÂ DiopsisÂ whitei, remained obscure for want of the type specimens.Â Â Recent collections of male and female specimens of this species from a new locality in theÂ northeastern part of India, the country of the type locality, has allowed a fresh appraisal of its morphology, taxonomic position and habitat ecology in the background of several studies done on Diopsidae. Â Herein are included some new characters, hitherto unknown in the species ofÂ Cyrtodiopsis, a taxonomic key to the separation of four species, considered monophyletic under theÂ genus, and a note on the habitat of the species.
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