Record of the Fungus Beetle Spathomeles anceps (Gorham) (Coleoptera: Endomychidae: Lycoperdininae) from Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India

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Yogesh J. Koli
Ganesh P. Bhawane
H. V. Ghate

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Spathomeles anceps, a fungus beetle of the family Endomychidae is reported, with illustrations, for the first time from Kolhapur, Maharashtra State.

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Koli, Y.J., Bhawane, G.P. and Ghate, H.V. 2014. Record of the Fungus Beetle Spathomeles anceps (Gorham) (Coleoptera: Endomychidae: Lycoperdininae) from Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 6, 11 (Oct. 2014), 6477–6479. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o4067.6473-6.
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Yogesh J. Koli, Sant Rawool Maharaj College

Department of Zoology, Sant Rawool Maharaj College Kudal, Maharashtra 416520, India

Ganesh P. Bhawane, Shivaji University

Department of Zoology, Shivaji University Kolhapur, Maharashtra 416004, India

H. V. Ghate, Modern College

Department of Zoology (Retired), Modern College, Pune, Maharashtra 411005, India

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