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Three new species of Atalophlebiinae (Ephemeroptera: Leptophlebiidae) of India, with a new record of the genus Megaglena Peters and Edmunds, 1970

Zoological Survey of India, Southern Regional Centre, Santhome High Road, Chennai-600028, India. 2University of Madras, Chepauk, Chennai- 600005.
Zoological Survey of India, Southern Regional Centre, Santhome High Road, Chennai-600028, India.
Department of Zoology, The Madura College (Autonomous), Madurai-625011, Tamil Nadu.
Zoological Survey of India, High Altitude Regional Centre, Solan-173 211, Himachal Pradesh, India.
Flat No 3, Door No 7, Gokulam Apartment, West Mambalam, Chennai-600 033, India.
Ephemeroptera mayflies new species new record larva Western Ghats India


Three new species of Leptophlebiidae viz., Choroterpes (Choroterpes) andamanensis Vasanth, Subramanian & Selvakumar n. sp., Edmundsula meghamalaiensis Vasanth, Subramanian & Selvakumar n. sp. and Megaglena agasthiya Vasanth, Subramanian & Selvakumar n. sp. are described based on our recent exploration of mayflies from the streams of Andaman Island, Tamil Nadu and Kerala part of the southern Western Ghats. The genus Megaglena Peters & Edmunds, 1970 has extended the distribution in southern peninsular India as represented by the occurrence of M. agasthiya n. sp. Larval key is provided to the known and new species of subgenus Choroterpes of India along with the distribution map of new species.



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