First record of a trogid beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Trogidae) from the Western Ghats, India

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Aparna Sureshchandra Kalawate
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6595-6749
S. S. Patole
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5910-7986

Abstract

The present paper deals with the first record of Omorgus (Afromorgus) italicus (Reiche, 1853) from the Western Ghats, India.  The morphological description, including that of male genitalia, illustration and distribution of the newly recorded species has been provided.  The identified specimen has been deposited at National Zoological Collection, Zoological Survey of India, Western Regional Centre, Pune, Maharashtra, India. 

 

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Kalawate, A.S. and Patole, S.S. 2018. First record of a trogid beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Trogidae) from the Western Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 10, 7 (Jun. 2018), 11988–11991. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.3951.10.7.11988-11991.
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Aparna Sureshchandra Kalawate, Zoological Survey of India, Western Regional Centre, Pune, India

Entomology

S. S. Patole, Sitaram Govind Patil Arts, Science and Commerce College, Sakri, Dhule-424304, Maharashtra, India

Zoology

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