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Ghosh D, Jobiraj T, Girish Kumar P, Subramanian K A. Description of a new species of genus Ceratina Latreille, 1802 (Hymenoptera, Apoidea) from Eastern Himalayas, India with a new country record. J. Insect Biodivers. Syst 2023; 9 (1) :139-154
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1- Southern Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Santhome High Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu-600028, India , ghoshd774@gmail.com
2- Government College, Kodencherry, Kozhikode, Kerala- 673 580, India
3- Western Ghat Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Eranhipalam, Kozhikode, Kerala- 673006, India
4- Southern Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Santhome High Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu- 600028, India
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A new species of the genus Ceratina Latreille, 1802 is described from Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh, Eastern Himalaya, India. The new species is assigned to the subgenus Ceratinidia Cockerell & Porter, 1899 which was previously represented by seven species from mainland India. Ceratina (Ceratinidia) bryanti Cockerell, 1919 is also reported for the first time from India. Diagnostic features are elaborated and illustrated and distinguishing characters are discussed from closely allied species Ceratina (Ceratinidia) bryanti Cockerell, 1919. Type localities mapped and augmented. An updated checklist of Ceratina species and their distribution in India is mapped and discussed.
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Article Type: Research Article | Subject: Systematics/Hymenoptera
Received: 2022/06/2 | Accepted: 2022/11/29 | Published: 2023/01/1

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