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An update to the taxonomy and distribution of the Arabian Foerster, 1850 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) with an illustrated key and remarks on habitats.

Biodivers Data J 2021 27;9:e66058. Epub 2021 May 27.

Plant Protection Department, College of Food and Agricultural Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Plant Protection Department, College of Food and Agricultural Sciences, King Saud University Riyadh Saudi Arabia.

Background: Foerster belongs to the ant subfamily Dolichoderinae and the vast majority of its species are arboreal or generalised foragers. The genus is composed of 70 described species, 22 known subspecies and six valid fossil species worldwide, while from the Arabian Peninsula, three species have been recorded so far.

New Information: Ants of the genus of the Arabian Peninsula are reviewed, keyed and illustrated, based on the worker caste. Read More

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Venom chemistry underlying the painful stings of velvet ants (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae).

Cell Mol Life Sci 2021 May 10. Epub 2021 May 10.

Institute for Molecular Bioscience, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, 4072, Australia.

Velvet ants (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) are a family of solitary parasitoid wasps that are renowned for their painful stings. We explored the chemistry underlying the stings of mutillid wasps of the genus Dasymutilla Ashmead. Detailed analyses of the venom composition of five species revealed that they are composed primarily of peptides. Read More

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Taxonomic complexity in the genus Meigen, 1803 (Diptera, Syrphidae).

Zookeys 2021 14;1031:85-124. Epub 2021 Apr 14.

University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Biology and Ecology, Trg Dositeja Obradovića 2, 21000 Novi Sad, Serbia University of Novi Sad Novi Sad Serbia.

The genus Meigen, 1803 is distributed across the Palaearctic and Afrotropical Regions. The present work summarizes the knowledge from recent taxonomic and systematic revisions and includes an identification key for the five monophyletic lineages (namely , , , and ), 24 species groups, two species subgroups and 10 unplaced species, along with diagnosis and illustrations. A list of 234 taxa, including 194 described and 40 undescribed species, is appended. Read More

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Taxonomy of the North Moroccan and Iberian species of the subgenus Amblypteraca/ (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Pimeliinae: Pimelia/).

Zootaxa 2021 Apr 20;4963(3):zootaxa.4963.3.4. Epub 2021 Apr 20.

Departamento de Biodiversidad y Biología Evolutiva, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales (MNCN-CSIC), c/ José Gutiérrez Abascal 2, 28006-Madrid, Spain. Centro de Investigación en Biodiversidad y Cambio Global CIBC-UAM, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, c/Darwin 2, 28049-Madrid, Spain..

The subgenus Amblypteraca Mas-Peinado, Buckley, Ruiz García-París, 2018 of Pimelia Fabricius, 1775, is restricted to the southern Iberian Peninsula and western Maghreb (northern and western Morocco). The distribution of Amblypteraca throughout the African-European edges overlaps largely with the geographic range of the subgenus Amblyptera, which is sister to the clade grouping subgenera Amblypteraca and Ecphoroma Solier, 1836. Delimiting species boundaries in the speciose genus Pimelia is often challenging, and the taxonomic status of some groups within the aforementioned subgenera is still a matter of debate. Read More

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Geographical distribution of Emesis/ Fabricius (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae) in Mexico: Updated checklist and temporal patterns.

Zootaxa 2021 Apr 23;4964(3):zootaxa.4964.3.1. Epub 2021 Apr 23.

Museo de Zoología (Entomología), Departamento de Biología Evolutiva, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 04510 Mexico City, Mexico..

We present a synthesis of the existing information on the genus Emesis Fabricius in Mexico concerning biogeographical patterns and taxonomical aspects. Emesis is the most diverse genus of Emesidini with 57 species and subspecies, with Mexico as the northern limit of this Neotropical genus. We analyzed 5434 specimens of the Lepidoptera Collection of the MZFC, UNAM and compared them with specimens from collections of Mexico, Central and South America. Read More

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Revision of emMacropygium/em Spinola, 1837 (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae: Ochlerini) with the revalidation of three species and the description of one new species.

Zootaxa 2021 Apr 14;4958(1):zootaxa.4958.1.36. Epub 2021 Apr 14.

Laboratório de Entomologia Sistemática, Departamento de Zoologia, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Av. Bento Gonçalves 9500, 91501-970 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.

The Ochlerini (Discocephalinae) are endemic in the Neotropical region, and the tribe currently contains 38 genera and 149 species. The monotypic Macropygium Spinola, 1837 is the most widespread ochlerine genus in the Americas, ranging from Mexico to Argentina. Macropygium reticulare (Fabricius, 1803) is one of the few Ochlerini of phytosanitary importance, transmitting Phytomonas spp. Read More

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The genera emAgathocles/em and emSurenus/em (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomidae): tribal reassessment, redescription, new synonyms, and description of two new species.

Authors:
S Salini Petr Kment

Zootaxa 2021 Apr 14;4958(1):zootaxa.4958.1.31. Epub 2021 Apr 14.

National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources, Bangalore, 560024, India.

The genus Surenus Distant, 1901 (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomoidea: Pentatomidae: Pentatominae: Halyini) is revisited and found to be a junior subjective synonym of the genus Agathocles Stål, 1876 (currently Pentatominae: Rolstoniellini). The genus Agathocles and its type species, Agathocles limbatus Stål, 1876, are redescribed. Lectotype of Surenus normalis Distant, 1901 (= Agathocles normalis (Distant, 1901) comb. Read More

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A taxonomic review of the genus emPhysopelta/em (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Largidae) from Japan, Korea, and Taiwan, with a new record of emPh. parviceps/em from China.

Zootaxa 2021 Apr 7;4951(3):zootaxa.4951.3.3. Epub 2021 Apr 7.

Entomological Laboratory, Graduate School of Bioresource and Bioenvironmental Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan. Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (DC1), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Tokyo, Japan.

In this paper, we revised the physopeltine genus Physopelta Amyot Serville, 1843 (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Largidae) from Japan, Korea, and Taiwan. Five species were recognized and diagnosed, including two new species, Ph. (Neophysopelta) lutaspidata sp. Read More

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Bacteriophage cocktail supplementation improves growth performance, gut microbiome and production traits in broiler chickens.

J Anim Sci Biotechnol 2021 Apr 16;12(1):49. Epub 2021 Apr 16.

Department of Animal Resource and Science, Dankook University, No.29 Anseodong, Cheonan, Choongnam, 31116, South Korea.

Background: Effective antibiotic alternatives are urgently needed in the poultry industry to control disease outbreaks. Phage therapy mainly utilizes lytic phages to kill their respective bacterial hosts and can be an attractive solution to combating the emergence of antibiotic resistance in livestock.

Methods: Five hundred and four, one-day-old broilers (Ross 308) were allotted to 1 of 4 treatment groups in a completely randomized design. Read More

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Characterization and phylogenetic analysis of the complete mitochondrial genome of (Fabricius, 1794)(Diptera, Syrphidae).

Mitochondrial DNA B Resour 2021 Mar 24;6(3):1183-1185. Epub 2021 Mar 24.

School of Biological Science and Engineering, Shaanxi University of Technology, Hanzhong, China.

In this study, we present the complete mitogenome of (Fabricius, 1794), which has a total length of 16,198 base pairs and includes 13 protein-coding genes, 22 transfer RNA genes, 2 ribosomal RNA genes and one putative control region. Most PCGs started with ATN codons except (CAA), and ended with TAA, TAG () or single T(). The results of phylogenetic tree reconstruction show that the monophyly of subfamily is not supported, and the closer relationship between genus and . Read More

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A taxonomic revision of the genus Linycus Cameron, 1903 from Japan.

Zootaxa 2021 Mar 23;4948(4):zootaxa.4948.4.3. Epub 2021 Mar 23.

Systematic Zoology Laboratory, Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, Tokyo Metropolitan University, 1-1 Minami-Ôsawa, Hachiôji-shi, Tokyo, 192-0397, Japan.

The Japanese species of the genus Linycus Cameron are examined with two species recognized. A Holarctic species, L. exhortator (Fabricius) is newly collected from Japan [Hokkaido, Honshû, Shikoku, Kyûshû], and a new species, L. Read More

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A study of the click beetles (Coleoptera: Elateridae) of northwestern Iran with three new species Reitterelater prosternalis sp. n., Melanotus borumandi sp. n. and M. kurdestanicus sp. n.

Zootaxa 2021 Mar 9;4941(3):zootaxa.4941.3.2. Epub 2021 Mar 9.

Insect Taxonomy Research Department, Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection, Tehran, Iran..

More than 800 specimens collected during 2015-2018 are studied from northwestern Iran. Thirty four species belonging to five subfamilies and 21 genera are listed. Reitterelater prosternalis sp. Read More

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Revision of the Australopapuan and West Pacific species of plain pumpkin-beetles, the Aulacophora indica species-complex (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae).

Zootaxa 2021 Feb 17;4932(1):zootaxa.4932.1.1. Epub 2021 Feb 17.

Australian Museum Research Institute, Australian Museum, 1 William Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia 2010..

The 'plain pumpkin-beetle', indica species-complex of Aulacophora Chevrolat, 1836, is revised for Australopapua, Timor and the West Pacific. The species-complex is defined and the following eight included species are diagnosed and described: A. abdominalis (Fabricius, 1781); A. Read More

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February 2021

Taxonomic composition and monophyly of the genus Magnificus (Lepidoptera: Hepialoidea: Hepialidae).

Zootaxa 2021 Jan 29;4920(3):zootaxa.4920.3.2. Epub 2021 Jan 29.

Research Associate, McGuire Center for Lepidoptera Biodiversity, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA.

The genus Magnificus Yan, 2000 was originally established to include M. jiuzhiensis Yan, 2000 and M. zhiduoensis Yan, 2000. Read More

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January 2021

Leafhopper subfamily Ledrinae of the Indian subcontinent: 1. Description of Yelahanka gen. nov. (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) with seven new species and new combinations.

Zootaxa 2021 Jan 25;4915(4):zootaxa.4915.4.1. Epub 2021 Jan 25.

Department of Entomology, University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bengaluru 560065, India..

One new genus of the tribe Ledrini, Yelahanka gen. nov. is described with Petalocephala granulosa Distant as its type species. Read More

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January 2021

sp. nov., an anaerobic member of the in the , isolated from the gut of the eastern honey bee, Fabricius.

Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019 Jun 22;71(3). Epub 2021 Feb 22.

Bioproduction Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Japan.

The gut of honey bees is characterized by a stable and relatively simple community of bacteria, consisting of seven to ten phylotypes. Two closely related honey bees, (western honey bee) and (eastern honey bee), show a largely comparable occurrence of those phylotypes, but a distinct set of bacterial species and strains within each bee species. Here, we describe the isolation and characterization of Ac13, a new species within the rare proteobacterial genus from Fabricius. Read More

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Molecular identification and larval morphology of spionid polychaetes (Annelida, Spionidae) from northeastern Japan.

Zookeys 2021 4;1015:1-86. Epub 2021 Feb 4.

Laboratory of Biological Oceanography, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, Aramaki-Aza-Aoba 468-1, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8572, Japan Tohoku University Sendai Japan.

Planktonic larvae of spionid polychaetes are among the most common and abundant group in coastal meroplankton worldwide. The present study reports the morphology of spionid larvae collected mainly from coastal waters of northeastern Japan that were identified by the comparison of adult and larval 18S and 16S rRNA gene sequences. The molecular analysis effectively discriminated the species. Read More

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February 2021

The first record of the genus (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) from China.

Biodivers Data J 2021 18;9:e61332. Epub 2021 Jan 18.

College of Forestry, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing, China College of Forestry, Beijing Forestry University Beijing China.

Background: The family Pieridae is a large group of butterflies which plays an important role in evolutionary biology and contains many potential pests (Courtney 1986). Pieridae is a cosmopolitan family while the tropics harbour higher species richness. In a very recent expedition to the Chinese-Indian border area in Tibet Autonomous Region, a migratory species, (Fabricius, 1793), was discovered for the first time, which comprises the first record of the genus in China and the highest altitude record of this species. Read More

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January 2021

Phylogenetic relationship and characterization of the complete mitochondrial genome of (Coleoptera:Meloidae).

Mitochondrial DNA B Resour 2020 Oct 5;5(3):3445-3446. Epub 2020 Oct 5.

College of Life Sciences, Yan'an University, Shaanxi, Yan'an, China.

Beetle genus (Meloidae) was described by Fabricius (1775) and had been well known due to its relevance to traditional medicine (e.g., cantharidin production). Read More

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October 2020

An annotated checklist of Coccinellidae (Insecta, Coleoptera) with eight new records from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Zookeys 2020 21;1006:35-89. Epub 2020 Dec 21.

King Saud University Museum of Arthropods, Plant Protection Department, College of Food and Agriculture Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia King Saud University Riyadh Saudi Arabia.

The members of Coccinellidae are among the most important biological control agents being used throughout the world. The objective of this study was to provide the current scenario of this family in Saudi Arabia. Collection surveys of ladybird individuals were conducted throughout Saudi Arabia. Read More

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December 2020

New species of the genera Fabricius and Enderlein (Hymenoptera, Braconidae, Braconinae) from South Korea.

Zookeys 2020 30;999:1-47. Epub 2020 Nov 30.

The Science Museum of Natural Enemies, Geochang, 50147, South Korea The Science Museum of Natural Enemies Geochang South Korea.

Six new species, Bracon (Bracon) kimchanghyoi, B. (B.) yeogisanensis, B. Read More

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November 2020

Taxonomic study of the subgenus Tropidocheila of the lace bug genus Tingis (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Tingidae) from Japan, with description of Tingis (Tropidocheila) yamaboushi sp. nov. collected from Cornus kousa (Cornaceae).

Authors:
Jun Souma

Zootaxa 2020 Oct 27;4868(2):zootaxa.4868.2.8. Epub 2020 Oct 27.

Entomological Laboratory, Graduate School of Bioresource and Bioenvironmental Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan. Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (DC1), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Tokyo, Japan.

The present article summarizes the taxonomy of the lace bug subgenus Tropidocheila Fieber, 1844 of the genus Tingis Fabricius, 1803 (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Tingidae) from Japan. Three species, including a new species, were recognized: T. (Tr. Read More

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October 2020

Taxonomic revision of the genus Trichopoda Berthold, 1827 (Diptera: Tachinidae: Phasiinae), with emphasis on the Neotropical fauna.

Zootaxa 2020 Nov 5;4870(1):zootaxa.4870.1.1. Epub 2020 Nov 5.

Department of Zoology, Institute of Biosciences, University of São Paulo, Rua do Matão, Travessa 14, n. 101, São Paulo, SP, 05508-090, Brazil.

Trichopoda Berthold, 1827 is a tachinid genus belonging to the subfamily Phasiinae and natively distributed in the Americas. Species of Phasiinae are parasitoids of Hemiptera, especially Heteroptera, and are greatly important as biological control agents. Trichopoda is included in the "Trichopoda typica" group sensu Sabrosky, along with the genera Eutrichopoda Townsend, 1908 and Ectophasiopsis Townsend, 1915a. Read More

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November 2020

Revision of the Oriental tiger beetle genus Heptodonta Hope, 1838 (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae).

Authors:
Sebastian GÖrn

Zootaxa 2020 Nov 6;4875(1):zootaxa.4875.1.1. Epub 2020 Nov 6.

Department of Entomology, State Museum of Natural History Stuttgart, Rosenstein 1, D-70191 Stuttgart, Germany..

This contribution aims to revise the taxonomy of the genus Heptodonta Hope, 1838, and provides a dichotomous key to the 15 species of this genus. Each species is described in detail with colour photographs of habitus and diagnostic characters. Information on distribution and biology of each species is provided. Read More

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November 2020

A conspectus of Neotropical Lauxaniidae (Diptera: Lauxanioidea).

Zootaxa 2020 Oct 21;4862(1):zootaxa.4862.1.1. Epub 2020 Oct 21.

California State Collection of Arthropods, Plant Pest Diagnostics Branch, California Department of Food Agriculture, 3294 Meadowview Road, Sacramento, California 95832-1448, USA.

A fully annotated catalog of genus- and species-group names of Neotropical Lauxaniidae (Diptera: Lauxanioidea) is presented, providing details of references to these names in literature, and providing additional details such as distributions, generic combinations, synonymies, misspellings and emendations, information on types, notes on unusual situations, etc. As this catalog is meant to supplement the older Catalog of the Diptera of America North of Mexico, to complete the cataloging of the New World Lauxaniidae, "Neotropical" is herein inclusive of everything south of the United States, and the Nearctic parts of Mexico are not separately distinguished. The catalog is organized alphabetically within each of the three lauxaniid subfamilies, Eurychoromyiinae, Homoneurinae and Lauxaniinae, treating 91 available genus-group names, of which 77 represent valid genera. Read More

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October 2020

Bees of the genus Anthidium Fabricius, 1804 (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Megachilidae: Anthidiini) from China.

Zootaxa 2020 Oct 22;4867(1):zootaxa.4867.1.1. Epub 2020 Oct 22.

Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Evolution, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1 Beichen West Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100101, P. R. China..

The Chinese bees of the genus Anthidium Fabricius, 1804, are reviewed. Twenty-one species are confirmed to occur in China, five of which are described and illustrated as new Chinese endemics: Anthidium (Anthidium) pseudomontanum Niu Zhu, sp. nov. Read More

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October 2020

The species of Samouelle, 1819 described by Linnaeus (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae).

Zookeys 2020 5;986:55-80. Epub 2020 Nov 5.

c/o Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Verona, Lungadige Porta Vittoria, 9, 37129, Verona, Italy c/o Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Verona Verona Italy.

Linnaeus described five species presently included in the genus : , , , , and . After a study of the relevant material, the identity of these species has been established. The following synonyms are proposed or confirmed: (Linnaeus, 1758) = (Linnaeus, 1767), ; (Linnaeus, 1758), = Gory, 1833, = Pérez Arcas, 1865, ; (Linnaeus, 1767) = (Olivier, 1807), = Erichson, 1841, ; (Linnaeus, 1767) = (Fabricius, 1775), . Read More

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November 2020

Developmental Models of the Forensically Important Carrion Beetle, Thanatophilus sinuatus (Coleoptera: Silphidae).

J Med Entomol 2021 May;58(3):1041-1047

Department of Ecology, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Kamýcká, Praha - Suchdol, Czech Republic.

Carrion beetles of genus Thanatophilus (Leach, 1815) are an important group of necrophagous insects, with great potential for forensic entomology in temperate zones of Africa, America, Asia, and Europe. Developmental models for majority of Thanatophilus species remain unknown. In this study, we will provide new thermal summation models for all the developmental stages of Thanatophilus sinuatus (Fabricius, 1775), one of the most abundant and widespread species of the genus. Read More

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A DNA barcode library for ground beetles of Germany: the genus Bonelli, 1810 and allied taxa (Insecta, Coleoptera, Carabidae).

Zookeys 2020 28;980:93-117. Epub 2020 Oct 28.

Sektion Insecta varia, Bavarian State Collection of Zoology (SNSB - ZSM), Münchhausenstraße 21, 81247 München, Germany.

Species of the ground beetle genus Bonelli, 1810 are some of the most common carabids in Europe. This publication provides a first comprehensive DNA barcode library for this genus and allied taxa including Bonelli, 1810, Bonelli, 1810, Bonelli, 1810, and Clairville, 1806 for Germany and Central Europe in general. DNA barcodes were analyzed from 609 individuals that represent 51 species, including sequences from previous studies as well as more than 198 newly generated sequences. Read More

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October 2020

Taxonomic notes on the genus Rondani (Diptera, Tephritidae, Tephritinae, Tephritini) in India, with description of three new species.

Zookeys 2020 22;977:75-100. Epub 2020 Oct 22.

National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources, Bangalore-560024, Karnataka, India National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources Bangalore India.

Three new species of Rondani are described from India: adults of both sexes and third instar larvae of David, Salini & Hancock, and David & Hancock, , plus an adult female of David, Sachin & Hancock, , are described and illustrated. Postabdominal structures, cephalopharyngeal skeleton, and anterior and posterior spiracles of (Hering, 1939) and (Wiedemann, 1830) are illustrated. DNA barcode sequences of , , and were obtained and reported. Read More

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October 2020