An illustrated checklist of dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeinae) from the Periyar Tiger Reserve, Kerala, India

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Nithya Sathiandran
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6152-7274
Sabu K. Thomas
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8701-0484
Albin T. Flemming
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9415-7679

Abstract

An illustrated checklist of 36 species of dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeinae) from the Periyar Tiger Reserve in the southern Western Ghats is presented.  Records of eight species endemic to the Western Ghats and a rare primitive old world dung beetle group, Ochicanthon nitidus (Paulian), from the forests of Periyar Tiger Reserve are provided.

 

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Sathiandran, N., Thomas, S.K. and Flemming, A.T. 2015. An illustrated checklist of dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeinae) from the Periyar Tiger Reserve, Kerala, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 7, 15 (Dec. 2015), 8250–8258. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.2466.7.15.8250-8258.
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