An international journal on animal taxonomy, diversity, ecology and zoogeography

 ISSN: 0973-7871 (online)
 ISSN: 0973-9955 (print)
 
 Volume: 9, Number: 2

ISSN: 0973-7871(Online Edition)

Date of Publication: June 15, 2016

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5-10 (2016-06-15) Accepted: 2015-11-20
Redescription of Bengalia siamensis Senior-White, (Diptera, Calliphoridae) from the collection of H.S.Pruthi

Author[s]: SHUVRA KANTI SINHA & DHRITI BANERJEE

Abstract: 

Bengalia siamensis Senior-White, 1924 (Type locality: North Siam, Chengmai) is redescribed from an adult male collected by Hem Singh Pruthi, 1930.

   
11-21 (2016-06-15) Accepted: 2015-11-29
Revision of the genus Calamoncosis Enderlein (Diptera: Chloropidae) from India with description of four new species

Author[s]: P. T. CHERIAN

Abstract: 

The Chloropid genus Calamoncosis Enderlein from India is revised and four new species namely, keralensis, luteantennata, rubra and venadensis are described. Calamoncosis velutena Cherian is transferred to the genus Vanchium Cherian. C. orientalis (Cherian, 1976) and C. orientalis (Nartshuk, 1977) are considered valid, but different species with the former name having precedence over the latter. Short taxonomic notes on species known from India and revised key to all the species from the Oriental Region are also given.

   
23-28 (2016-06-15) Accepted: 2015-10-08
A New Combination and First Record of Genus Aleurothrixus Quaintance & Baker (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) from India

Author[s]: A. K. DUBEY & R. SUNDARARAJ

Abstract: 

A new combination, Aleurothrixus trachoides (Back) is proposed for Aleyrodes trachoides (=Aleurotrachelus trachoides Back) that formed new record of the genus Aleurothrixus Quaintance & Baker from India. The species A. trachoides is also new record for India. This species is of economic importance in India following its heavy infestations on agricultural and ornamental plants.

   
29-37 (2016-06-15) Accepted: 2015-12-23

Revision of Buluka de Saeger (Hymenoptera: Microgastrinae) with the Description of One New Species from South India

Author[s]: A. P. RANJITH, T. VEENA, PRIYADHARSHAN DHARMA RAJAN & M. NASSER

Abstract: 

The Old World microgastrine genus Buluka de Sagaer is revised with the description of one new species, Buluka quickei from south India along with the new distribution record of B. townesi from the Indian subcontinent which is redescribed. A revised key for all the described species is provided.