A new record of Aphelocheirus nepalensis Zettel, 1998 from Northeastern Himalayan Region of India (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Aphelocheiridae)

Abstract :

Aphelocheirus (Aphelocheirus) nepalensis Zettel, 1998 of the family Aphelocheiridae was earlier described from Nepal. During a recent expedition to Arunachal Pradesh, the second author had collected this species from Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary. This is the first record of this species from India and with this new record, a total of nine species of the genus Aphelocheirus Westwood now reported from India
 


Keyword :

Aphelocheiridae, Aphelocheirus, Himalayan, Northesatern States, Arunachal Pradesh, India
 


Author(s) : Basu, S., Subramanian, K. A.
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Published Issue : 2016 Vol. 11 Number 2


2016 Vol. 11 Number 2