International Journal of Entomology Research

International Journal of Entomology Research


International Journal of Entomology Research
International Journal of Entomology Research
Vol. 6, Issue 3 (2021)

New species of Afrosternophorus Beier, 1967 (Pseudoscorpiones: Sternophoridae) from the eastern ghats and first record of Afrosternophorus ceylonicus Beier, 1973 from the western ghats in Kerala


Aneesh V Mathew, Mathew M Joseph

A new species, Afrosternophorus longus sp. nov. from India is described and illustrated. New occurrence of A. ceylonicus (Beier, 1973) is recorded from Western Ghats. An updated key to the Afrosternophorus is included in this paper and the distribution of A. longus sp. nov. and new distribution of A. ceylonicus is mapped.
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Aneesh V Mathew, Mathew M Joseph. New species of Afrosternophorus Beier, 1967 (Pseudoscorpiones: Sternophoridae) from the eastern ghats and first record of Afrosternophorus ceylonicus Beier, 1973 from the western ghats in Kerala. International Journal of Entomology Research, Volume 6, Issue 3, 2021, Pages 161-164
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