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J Insect Sci. 2014;14:86. doi: 10.1093/jis/14.1.86.

A new species of Labiobaetis (Ephemeroptera: Baetidae) from the southern Western Ghats in India, with comments on the taxonomic status of Labiobaetis.

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1
Department of Zoology, Thiagarajar College (Autonomous), Madurai-625 009, Tamilnadu, India tkbaetis@gmail.com.
2
Department of Zoology, Thiagarajar College (Autonomous), Madurai-625 009, Tamilnadu, India sivarathina1986@gmail.com.
3
Department of Zoology, Thiagarajar College (Autonomous), Madurai-625 009, Tamilnadu, India ulab62@yahoo.com.
4
Department of Zoology, University of Madras, Guindy Campus, Chennai-600 025, India selvaaa06@gmail.com.
5
Department of Zoology, Madras Christian College (Autonomous), Tambaram East, Chennai-600 059, India kgskrishnan@gmail.com.

Abstract

A new species of Labiobaetis Novikova & Kluge, 1987, Labiobaetis soldani sp. nov., is described from the larvae and reared male and female imagoes from Gadana River in the southern Western Ghats in India. Brief ecological notes are appended. The taxonomic status of Labiobaetis is commented on in light of the morphological traits of the larvae and associated imagoes.

KEYWORDS:

distribution; mayfly; southern India; systematics

PMID:
25368042
PMCID:
PMC4212865
DOI:
10.1093/jis/14.1.86
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