Redescription of the Male and Female of Caliris keralensis (Vyjayandi et al., 2006) (Mantodea: Caliridinae)
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The holotype of Caliris keralensis (Vyjayandi et al. 2006) (Mantodea: Caliridinae) is reviewed along with another paratype female not listed by the authors. The male of this species is re-described in details and is assigned paratype male. Photographs of the specimens are given. Male genital complex is described for better understanding the species.
KeywordsCaliris keralensis Redescription Paratype designation Mantodea India
- C. E. L., Z. S. I.
The Central Entomological Laboratory of Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata
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Wild life sanctuary
Department of Zoology, Calicut University, Kerala
Western Ghat Field Research Centre of Z. S. I, Kerala, India
The authors are grateful to the Director, Zoological Survey of India and the Officer-in-Charge, Central Entomological Laboratory of the institute for permission to study the materials and laboratory facilities. The authors are grateful to the Officer-in-Charge of the Western Ghat Field Research Centre of Z. S. I, Kerala. The work done by the reviewer is also acknowledged.
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