New Distributional Record of Spilomutilla eltola (Cameron, 1898) (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) From India


  • Zoological Survey of India, Western Ghat Regional Centre, Kozhikode 673006, Kerala
  • Zoological Survey of India, Western Ghat Regional Centre, Kozhikode 673006, Kerala



Velvet ant, Sri Lanka, India, Tamil Nadu.


The Sri Lankan mutillid species, Spilomutilla eltola (Cameron, 1898) (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) is newly reported from India. Differential characters, figures, distribution map and comparisons of the newly recorded species with description of materials from Sri Lanka is provided.


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B. Terine, J., & P. Kumar, G. (2023). New Distributional Record of <i>Spilomutilla eltola</i> (Cameron, 1898) (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) From India. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, 123(2S), 641–644.


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