Description of a new species of the genus Lampropsephus Fleutiaux, 1928 (Coleoptera: Elateridae: Elaterinae: Dicrepidiini) from Konkan, Maharashtra, India

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Amol Patwardhan
Rahul Khot
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6215-6965

Abstract

Lampropsephus sulcatus sp. nov. is described from the Konkan region of Maharashtra, India.  A note to transfer Propsephus assamensis from Propsephus Candeze, 1859 to Sephilus Candeze, 1878 is included.

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Patwardhan, A. and Khot, R. 2020. Description of a new species of the genus Lampropsephus Fleutiaux, 1928 (Coleoptera: Elateridae: Elaterinae: Dicrepidiini) from Konkan, Maharashtra, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 12, 1 (Jan. 2020), 15181–15185. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.1878.12.1.15181-15185.
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Amol Patwardhan, Department of Zoology, K.J. Somaiya College of Science and Commerce, Vidyavihar, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400077, India.

Assistant Professor of Zoology teaching to UG and PG students.

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