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Bolboceras darjeelicans sp. nov. (Coleoptera: Geotrupidae: Bolboceratinae) from Darjeeling, West Bengal, India with a key to its relatives

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2016
Authors:D. Gupta, Chandra K.
Journal:Journal of Asia Pacific Entomology
Date Published:05/2016

Bolboceras darjeelicans sp. nov. is described and diagnosed in the nigricans species group of the genus Bolboceras Kirby, 1819 with supporting illustrations of clypeus, pronotum, left elytron, scutellum and aedeagus. The new species is compared with closely related species in the group and a key to the world species has been prepared. This is the 8th species of the genus in nigricans group described new to science and 6th for India.

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