Checklist of the genus Leptomias Faust (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Entiminae) of the world

Abstract :

The paper to be published is based on an annotated checklist of Leptomias Faust (Entiminae: Curculionidae: Coleoptera) comprising 131 species with their updated nomenclature, synonyms and distribution. The analysis indicates that the genus is predominantly distributed in Oriental region. China (including Tibet) and India are the areas where the genus is well known, particularly the Himalayan and Sub-Himalayan regions. Currently, China is the single largest country with 81 species, followed by India with 35 species of Leptomias

Keyword :

Leptomias, checklist, synonyms, distribution

Author(s) : Mahendiran, G., Ramamurthy, V. V.
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Published Issue : 2013 Vol. 8 Number 2

2013 Vol. 8 Number 2