A new species of Triatominae from Tamil Nadu, India

  title={A new species of Triatominae from Tamil Nadu, India},
  author={Cleber Galv{\~a}o and James S. Patterson and Dayse da Silva Rocha and Jos{\'e} Jurberg and Rodolfo U. Carcavallo and Kumar Rajan and Dunston P. Ambrose and Michael A. Miles},
  journal={Medical and Veterinary Entomology},
Abstract A new species of the genus Linshcosteus Distant, 1904 (Hemiptera: Reduviidae: Triatominae) is described from specimens collected near Kalakkadu, Tamil Nadu state, southern India. Specimens were found in deep crevices between rocks, in a region of semi‐arid scrub jungle. The distinctiveness of the new species was demonstrated by a morphometric analysis including the five previously described species of Linshcosteus, all from India. Nine measurements of the head were used in an isometric… 

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