oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Aptery in Trox (Coleoptera: Trogidae): morphological changes and their relationship to habitat

Volume 44, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



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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