A New Species of Vollenhovia (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) From India with Key to Known Indian Species

  • 1 Department of Zoology & Environmental Sciences, Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab – 147002, India

Vollenhovia gastropunctata Bharti et Kumar, sp. n. (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) is described and illustrated based on the worker caste from India. A key to the Indian species of Vollenhovia Mayr, 1865 is provided

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