Dr Manoj R. Borkar ‘s research paper titled ‘’First definitive record of the Whip scorpion Labochirus tauricornis (POCOCK, 1900) from Goa , India : with notes on its  morphometry and pedipalp micromorphology’’ has been published in the June issue of   The Journal of Threatened Taxa,  an  International Journal on Conservation and Taxonomy, indexed and abstracted in  in SCOPUS, Stanford University Library, Biological Abstracts  and Zoological Records.   The paper throws light on structural characteristics of this lesser known arachnid found in the state’s dense forests; resolved using Scanning Electron Microscopy.