Illustrated description and notes on biology of Dicranocephalus lateralis (Signoret) (Coreoidea: Stenocephalidae) from Maharashtra State, India

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Balasaheb V. Sarode
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-7438-2705
Nikhil U. Joshi
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-0012-783X
Swapnil S. Boyane
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9475-8442
Subodh S. Gaikwad
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9401-5438
Pratik P. Pansare
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4624-9322
Hemant V. Ghate
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4934-7542

Abstract

Dicranocephalus lateralis (Signoret), 1879, a bug from the family Stenocephalidae, is briefly redescribed with colour and scanning electron microscopy (SEM) illustrations of general morphology, including details of male and female genitalia, metathoracic scent gland (MTG), exoskeletal male abdominal glands, eggs and nymphal stages.  The status of other species of this genus in India is also discussed.  This will be the first well-illustrated account of the morphology and life cycle of this bug from India.

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Sarode, B.V., Joshi, N.U., Boyane, S.S., Gaikwad, S.S., Pansare, P.P. and Ghate, H.V. 2017. Illustrated description and notes on biology of Dicranocephalus lateralis (Signoret) (Coreoidea: Stenocephalidae) from Maharashtra State, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 9, 10 (Oct. 2017), 10792–10803. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.3451.9.10.10792-10803.
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Author Biographies

Balasaheb V. Sarode, Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce. Shivajinagar, Pune- 411005.

Completed M.Sc. (Entomology) in Zoology from Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Shivajinagar, Pune-411005. Currently working as project assistant in NGO.

Nikhil U. Joshi, Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce. Shivajinagar, Pune- 411005.

Currently perceiving M.Sc. in Zoology from Savitribai Phule Pune University, Ganeshkhind, Pune- 411007. Also working in Post graduate research centre of Modern College, Pune-411005.

Swapnil S. Boyane, Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce. Shivajinagar, Pune- 411005.

Currently perceiving M.Sc. in Zoology (Entomology) from Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Shivajinagar, Pune-411005. And also working in Post graduate research centre of Modern College, Pune-411005.

Subodh S. Gaikwad, Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce. Shivajinagar, Pune- 411005.

Currently perceiving M.Sc. in Bioinformatics from Savitribai Phule Pune University, Ganeshkhind, Pune- 411007.

Pratik P. Pansare, Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce. Shivajinagar, Pune- 411005.

Completed M.Sc. (Entomology) in Zoology from Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Shivajinagar, Pune-411005. Currently working as Assistant Professor in SBK College, Kedgoan, Pune.

Hemant V. Ghate, Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce. Shivajinagar, Pune- 411005.

Former Head of Department of Zoology of Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Shivajinagar, Pune-411005. Currently working in Post graduate research centre of Modern College, Pune-411005

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