Some new records of scarab beetles of the genus Onthophagus Latreille, 1802 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) from northern Western Ghats, Maharashtra, with a checklist

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Aparna Sureshchandra Kalawate
Banani Mukhopadhyay
Sonal Vithal Pawar
Vighnesh Durgaram Shinde


The present paper presents two new records of the species, viz., Onthophagus (Onthophagus) madoqua Arrow, 1931; and Onthophagus (Gibbonthophagus) duporti Boucomont, 1914 with a checklist of the genus Onthophagus Latreille, 1802 from Maharashtra.

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Aparna Sureshchandra Kalawate, Zoological Survey of IndiaWestern Regional CentreVidhya Nagar, Sector-29P.C.N.T. (PO)Rawet Road, AkurdiPune-411044Maharashtra


Banani Mukhopadhyay, Zoological Survey of India, Western Regional Centre, Vidya Nagar, Sector-29, P.C.N.T. (PO),Rawet Road, Akurdi, Pune, Maharashtra 411044, India


Sonal Vithal Pawar, Abasaheb Garware College, Pune, Maharashtra India


Vighnesh Durgaram Shinde, Abasaheb Garware College, Pune, Maharashtra India



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