A preliminary study on the dung beetles of the northern Western Ghats, Maharashtra, India

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Aparna Sureshchandra Kalawate
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6595-6749

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The present study documented 50 species represented by 25 genera, 17 tribes, seven subfamilies belonging to Hybosoridae, Geotrupidae and Scarabaeidae of the superfamily Scarabaeoidea from the northern Western Ghats of Maharashtra.  The identified specimens are deposited at the National Zoological Collection, Zoological Survey of India, Western Regional Centre, Pune, Maharashtra, India.  This is the preliminary study and a first report on the dung beetle fauna of this region covering almost the entire northern Western Ghats of Maharashtra.

 

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Kalawate, A.S. 2018. A preliminary study on the dung beetles of the northern Western Ghats, Maharashtra, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 10, 2 (Feb. 2018), 11316–11331. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.3844.10.2.11316-11331.
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Aparna Sureshchandra Kalawate, Zoological Survey of India Western Regional Centre Vidhya Nagar, Sector-29 P.C.N.T. (PO) Rawet Road, Akurdi Pune-411044 Maharashtra

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