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The first record of Rhagoderma tricolor Roewer, 1941 (Solifugae: Rhagodidae) from North Gujarat, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Central Laboratory, Dudheswar waterworks, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, Gujarat, India

Int. Res. J. Biological Sci., Volume 10, Issue (2), Pages 36-40, May,10 (2021)


Present study reports Rhagoderma tricolor Roewer, 1941(Solifugae: Rhagodidae) recorded first time for the North Gujarat. A detailed morphological description, diagnosis, body measurements, ecology and geographical distribution of the species are provided. Distribution of genus Rhagoderma in South Asia is documented.


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