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The status of Caryophyllaeus kashmirensis Mehra (1930) supposed to be a member of the family Caryophyllaeidae and facts about Caryophyllaeus laticeps Pallas, (1781)

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.


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