New records of Chrysomya putoria and C. thanomthini (Diptera: Calliphoridae) from India, with a revised key to the known Indian species

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Meenakshi Bharti


Chrysomya putoria (Wiedemann, 1830) and C. thanomthini Kurahashi & Tumrasvin, 1977 were recorded for the first time from India.  The species were collected from an altitude of 2,000m in the Himalaya.  An updated key to the Indian species of the genus Chrysomya Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830 is provided herein.

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Meenakshi Bharti, Department of Zoology and Environmental Sciences, Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab 147002, India.

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