ADDITIONS TO THE TYPES OF MANTODEA AND PHASMIDA AT THE CENTRAL ENTOMOLOGICAL LABORATORY, ZOOLOGICAL SURVEY OF INDIA, KOLKATA, INDIA

Tushar Mukherjee

Abstract


Three types of Mantodea and one of Phasmida are now transferred from General Collection of Orthoptera Section, Zoological Survey of India to the Central Entomological Laboratory (C.E.L.), Kolkata. Among the type collections at the C.E.L., there are three unconfirmed Mantodean types of Wood-Mason. A brief account on these types is given.


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