First record of Neogerris assimilis Anderson, 1975 from India with Description of Copulatory Complex

Authors

  • Jagvir Singh Department of Zoology, B.S.A. College, Mathura-281004 (U.P.), India.
  • V. K. Khandelwal Department of Zoology, K.R. (P.G.) College, Mathura-281004 (U.P.), India.
  • Kanhiya Mahour Department of Zoology, R.P.P.G. College, Kamalganj, Farrukhabad-209724 (U.P.), India. http://orcid.org/0000-0001-7059-6274

Keywords:

Neogerris assimilis, Anderson, Copulatory complex

Abstract

The genus Neogerris is recorded for the first time from India. The copulatory complex, feature of a great taxonomic significance is studied and described for the first time.

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References

Andersen, N.M. (1975). The Limnogonus and Neogerris of the Old World with character analysis and a reclassification of the Gerrinae (Hemiptera: Gerridae). Entomol. Scand. Suppl., 7: 1–96.

Cheng, L. & Fernando, C.H. (1969). A Taxonomic Study of the Malayan Gerridae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) with notes on their Biology and Distribution. Oriental Insects, 3(2): 97–160.

Hungerford, H.B. & Matsuda, R. (1958). A new genus of the Gerridae from the Solomon Islands. Pan-Pac Entomol., 34: 203-206.

Matsuda, R. (1960). Morphology, evolution and a classification of the Gerridae (Hemiptera-Heteroptera). Univ. Kans. Sci. Bull., 41: 25–632. https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.part.15602.

Matsumura, S. (1913). Thousand insects of Japan. Additamenta. Vol. 1, Tokyo: Keiseisha, pp. 184. (In Japanese).

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Published

05-01-2018

How to Cite

Singh, J., Khandelwal, V. K., & Mahour, K. (2018). First record of Neogerris assimilis Anderson, 1975 from India with Description of Copulatory Complex. Journal of Advanced Laboratory Research in Biology, 9(1), 21–23. Retrieved from https://e-journal.sospublication.co.in/index.php/jalrb/article/view/24

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