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Published: 2019-02-28
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Two new species of Macrocheilus Hope (Carabidae: Anthiinae: Helluonini) from the south Western Ghats of India

Senior Research Fellow (CSIR) Entomology Research Lab St Joseph's College (Autonomous), Devagiri Kozhikode 673008


Senior Research Fellow (CSIR SRF)
National Dairy Research Institute
Ph. D. Assoc. Professor), Post Graduate & Research Department of Zoology, St. Joseph's College,Devagiri, Kozhkiode, Kerala, INDIA
Macrocheilus Western Ghats De Chinnar wild life sanctuary


Two new species of Macrocheilus Hope 1838, Macrocheilus chinnarensis sp. nov. (type locality: India: Kerala: Chinnar) and Macrocheilus bandipurensis sp. nov. (type locality: India: Karnataka: Gundlupet) are described from the dry rain shadow belts of south Western Ghats. A modified taxonomic key to all the known species of the genus from India is provided.


Key Words: Macrocheilus, Western Ghats, Gundlupet, Chinnar wild life sanctuary


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