Redescription of Carbula aliena Distant, 1918 (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) from West Bengal, India with Reference to Male Genitalia and a Key to the Indian Species
Keywords:Taxonomy, Stink bugs, identification key, morphometric measurements, key
Carbula aliena Distant, 1918 (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) is re-described and illustrated based on the material collected from the Alipurduar district, West Bengal, India. New characters are included, along with illustrations of male morphometric measurements to facilitate easy species detection. A key to the Indian species of Carbula Stål, 1865 is also prepared.