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Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

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ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

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Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

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"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

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Description of copulatory complex of Metrocoris nepalensis

Singh Jagvir  

Deptt. of Zoology, B.S.A. College, Mathura
Khandelwal V.K.
Deptt. of Zoology, K.R. (P.G.) College, Mathura

Abstract

This genus was first described by Mayr (1865) with the type species Metrocoris brevis Mayr, 1865. Eyes not completely covering lateral margin of pronotum. Metacetabulum narrow, posterior margin simply oblique, not flattered on posterolateral angle. Fore leg with femur having conspicuous processes on inner margin in male. Anterior margin of first abdominal tergite bisinuate. Seventh segment ventrally strongly developed and modified in various shapes apically in female.

Endosoma, Apical plate, membranous vulva, palaearctic and oriental realms

Den Boer, M.H. 1965.  Revisionary notes on the genus Metrocoris Mayr (Heteroptera, Gerridae), with descriptions of four new species. Zool. Verh., Leiden, 74:1-38, 65 figs.

Distant, W.L. 1910.  The fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Vol. V. Rhynchota Heteroptera: Appendix, 141-166.

Distant, W.L. 1910.   Some undescribed Gerrinae. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., 5:140-153.

Lundblad, O. 1933.  Zur Kenntnis der aquatilen und semi-aquatilen Hemipteren von Sumatra, Java und Bali. Arch. Hydrobiol. suppl. 12:1-194; 263-489, 21 pls., 142 figs.

Mayr, G.L. 1865.  Diagnosen neuer Hemipteren 2. Verh. Zool. Bot. Ges., Wien, 15: 429-446.

Jagvir, S., & Khandelwal, V. K. (2018). Description of copulatory complex of Metrocoris nepalensis. Environment Conservation Journal19(1/2), 47-50.

https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2018.191205

Received: 20.10.2017

Revised: 28.12.2017

Accepted: 14.03.2018

First Online: 20.06. 2018

:https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2018.191205

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