A note on three interesting Heteroptera from Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India

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S. M. Gaikwad
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5182-9861
Y. J. Koli
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-7242-5863
G. P. Bhawane
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-0186-5930

Abstract

A survey of the various localities of the district of Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India, revealed three very interesting species of bugs that have not been recently recorded from Maharashtra State: Cazira verrucosa (Westwood), Alcimocoris sp., and Ptilocerus cf. montandoni Distant.  A brief description and illustrations of habitus of all three species are provided here.

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Gaikwad, S.M., Koli, Y.J. and Bhawane, G.P. 2017. A note on three interesting Heteroptera from Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 9, 9 (Sep. 2017), 10733–10737. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.3073.9.9.10733-10737.
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