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Figure 2.43 Distribution of H. campanulata in India. (
) Place of first record.
Map not to scale.
Female ( Figures 2.44 and 2.45 ) 104,146
Capitulum: Capitulum base is broader and shorter with less distinct cornua; porose
areas are oval, their axes converging forward. Hypostome dental formula is 4/4,
with teeth narrower.
Scutum: Scutum is glossy-brown or yellow, cordiform, and finely punctate; cer-
vical grooves are well marked, far apart, at first convex outwardly, then turning
Nymph ( Figures 2.44 and 2.45 )
Body is comparatively short.
Capitulum: Similar to the female, but longer; hypostome dentition is 3/3, with
eight teeth per file. Venter: Spiracles are sub-triangular.
Scutum: Scutum is cordiform, about 0.48 mm
0.45 mm, with a small number
of indistinguishable punctations in the posterior and the lateral fields; cervical
grooves clearly visible, parallel anteriorly and diverging posteriorly to extend
barely to the posterior margin.
Legs: Coxa are moderate; tarsi are considerably long with tapered tips.
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