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Malsawmdawngliana F, Vabeireiryulai M, Malsawmdawngzuali T, Biakzuala L, Tochhawng L, Lalremsanga H T. A new record of Liocheles australasiae (Fabricius, 1775) (Scorpiones: Hormuridae) from the state of Mizoram, India. JAD 2021; 3 (1) :11-17
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1- Developmental Biology and Herpetology Laboratory, Department of Zoology, Mizoram University, Aizawl 796004, Mizoram, India
2- Department of Life Sciences, Pachhunga University College, Mizoram University, Aizawl 796001, Mizoram, India
3- Developmental Biology and Herpetology Laboratory, Department of Zoology, Mizoram University, Aizawl 796004, Mizoram, India , htlrsa@yahoo.co.in
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The occurrence of the hormurid scorpion Liocheles australasiae (Fabricius) is reported for the first time from the state of Mizoram, northeast India. The specimens were identified on the basis of morphological characters and molecular analysis using a fragment of the mitochondrial cytochrome C oxidase subunit I gene. The species is reported from multiple localities within the state, constituting at least seven different populations. The specimens were larger than those from previous records.
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Type of Study: Original Research Article | Subject: Species Diversity
Received: 2020/12/18 | Accepted: 2021/01/24 | Published: 2021/04/19

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