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Published: 2020-07-20

Bombardier beetles of genus Brachinus Weber, 1801 (Carabidae: Brachininae: Brachinini) from India

Entomology Research Lab, P.G. & Research Department of Zoology, St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous), Devagiri, Calicut, Kerala, 673008, India
Entomology Research Lab, P.G. & Research Department of Zoology, St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous), Devagiri, Calicut, Kerala, 673008, India
Entomology Research Lab, P.G. & Research Department of Zoology, St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous), Devagiri, Calicut, Kerala, 673008, India
Carabidae Brachinus devagiriensis sp. nov. key Western Ghats taxonomy

Abstract

Brachinus devagiriensis sp. nov. is described from the Western Ghats, a global hot spot of biodiversity in southwest India. Detailed diagnostic features of the 27 species of Indian Brachinus with a key to the species are provided.

 

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How to Cite

AKHIL, S., DIVYA, M., & SABU, K. T. (2020). Bombardier beetles of genus <em>Brachinus</em> Weber, 1801 (Carabidae: Brachininae: Brachinini) from India. Zootaxa, 4816(4), 576–600. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4816.4.7