First record of a coreid bug Anhomoeus fusiformis Hsiao (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Coreidae: Coreinae: Anhomoeini) from India

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Sadashiv V. More
Hemant V. Ghate


A coreid bug Anhomoeus fusiformis Hsiao, 1963 is recorded for the first time from India; the species is described with several illustrations, including information about male and female genitalia. 


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Hemant V. Ghate, Post graduate Research Centre, Modern College of Arts Science and Commerce College, Shivajinagar, Pune, Mahatrashtra 411005, India

Forner Head, Department of Zoology, Modern College, Shivajinagar, Pune 411005 (Retired in 2013)


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