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Neoheterophrictus chimminiensis

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Type Locality : Chimmini Wildlife Sanctuary

Etymology : Named after the Chimmini Wildlife Sanctuary, Thrissur District, Kerala


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The Oriental genus Neoheterophrictus is endemic to the Western Ghats of India and herein a new species collected from Chimmini wildlife sanctuary, Neoheterophrictus chimminiensis sp. nov., is described. This raises the number of Neoheterophrictus spp. from India to eight.
Indian Journal of Entomology, 81(4): 667-669 (2019)

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