Anita Jhaa, Hem Srivastavb & Umapati Sahayb
a Dept. Zoology, Gardanibag Govt.Girls College, Patna, Bihar, India
b Dept. Zoology, Ranchi University, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
Received 11th May, 2011.; Revised 27th Augus,.2011
Abstract : Caryophyllaeus kashmirensis Mehra (1930)1 considered (I) – a species under enquiry by Mackiewicz (1981)3 tentatively under Capingentidae (II) – a member of Lytocestidae Mehra (1930)3 & Agarwal (1985)4 (III)- a member of Capingentidae Sahay et al (1998)5 is now considered a member of the family Caryophyllaeidae. The authors have valid reasons to do so.