First report of darkling beetle Blaps orientalis Solier, 1848 (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) from India

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V. D. Hegde
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9506-5170
D. Vasanthakumar
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0900-9952
S. V. Manthen
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3700-1181

Abstract

While identifying the old (more than 50 years) collections of Western Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Pune, the occurrence of the species B. orientalis Solier,1848 from Pune constitute first report to India.

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Hegde, V.D., Vasanthakumar, D. and Manthen, S.V. 2018. First report of darkling beetle Blaps orientalis Solier, 1848 (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) from India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 10, 15 (Dec. 2018), 13037–13038. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.4302.10.15.13037-13038.
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V. D. Hegde, Western Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Vidyanagar, Ravet Road, Akurdi, Pune, Maharashtra 411044, India

Scientist D

Zoological Survey of India

D. Vasanthakumar, Western Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Vidyanagar, Ravet Road, Akurdi, Pune, Maharashtra 411044, India

Senior Zoological Assistant, ZSI

S. V. Manthen, Western Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Vidyanagar, Ravet Road, Akurdi, Pune, Maharashtra 411044, India

JRF, ZSI, WRC

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