oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Aptery in Trox (Coleoptera: Trogidae): morphological changes and their relationship to habitat
|Article Title||Aptery in Trox (Coleoptera: Trogidae): morphological changes and their relationship to habitat|
|© Publisher:||Entomological Society of South Africa (ESSA)|
|Journal||Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Entomology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria.|
|Publication Date||Mar 1981|
|Pages||83 - 87|
Certain understandable morphological changes take place in Trox Fabricius species concomitant with the loss of the hind wings. These changes and their relationship to habitat are discussed, and possible reasons for aptery in Trox are proposed.
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