2019 Volume 6 Issue 4

Taxonomy of Two Species of Priassus Stål (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) Along with Their New Distributional Records in India


Ravneet Kaur, Devinder Singh, Harbhajan Kaur
Abstract

A description and diagnosis of two species of genus Priassus Stål are provided. The morphological notes, new distributional records of these species and main external genitalia features are discussed and illustrated with 19 images in color. The two species studied i.e. Priassus spiniger Haglund and Priassus exemptus (Walker) are the new records from North India. A key to the studied species is also given.


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