Description of copulatory complex of Eotrechus kalidasa Kirkaldy, 1902 (Hemiptera: Heteroptera, Gerridae)

  • Kanhiya Mahour Department of Zoology, R.P.P.G. College, Kamalganj, Farrukhabad-209724 (U.P.), India http://orcid.org/0000-0001-7059-6274
  • 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.

Abstract

The genus Eotrechus Kirk, 1903 belonging to subfamily Eotrechinae Anderson, 1975 is represented by a single species Eotrechus kalidasa Kirk, 1902 in India. The description of species by Kirk, 1903, Distant, 1903, Paiva, 1919 and Lundblad, 1933 has not taken into account the structure of copulatory complex, a feature of great taxonomic significant. The present contribution provides the description copulatory complex of Eotrechus kalidasa for the first time.

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Published
2018-04-01
How to Cite
MAHOUR, Kanhiya; SINGH, Jagvir; KHANDELWAL, V. K.. Description of copulatory complex of Eotrechus kalidasa Kirkaldy, 1902 (Hemiptera: Heteroptera, Gerridae). Journal of Advanced Laboratory Research in Biology, [S.l.], v. 9, n. 2, p. 68-70, apr. 2018. ISSN 0976-7614. Available at: <https://e-journal.sospublication.co.in/index.php/jalrb/article/view/329>. Date accessed: 20 apr. 2018.