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Additions to the knowledge on the genus Carinostigmus Tsuneki (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae: Pemphredoninae) from the Indian subcontinent with the description of two new species

Western Ghat Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Eranhipalam, Kozhikode, Kerala- 673006, India.
Western Ghat Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Eranhipalam, Kozhikode, Kerala- 673006, India.
Western Ghat Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Eranhipalam, Kozhikode, Kerala- 673006, India.
new species new record key review Indian subcontinent Hymenoptera


The genus Carinostigmus Tsuneki, 1954 is reviewed from the Indian subcontinent. Two new species, viz. C. parliensis Tessy, Sureshan & Girish Kumar, sp. nov. and C. nepalensis Tessy, Sureshan & Girish Kumar, sp. nov. are described from India (Maharashtra and Uttarakhand) and Nepal (Bagmati Pradesh), respectively and differences from similar species are also given. A modified key to species of Carinostigmus from the Indian subcontinent is provided. Records for the other six species in the genus known from the Indian subcontinent are also provided.


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