n African Entomology - A chromosome survey of three South African species of Chrysomelinae (Coleoptera : Chrysomelidae) : short communication
|Article Title||A chromosome survey of three South African species of Chrysomelinae (Coleoptera : Chrysomelidae) : short communication|
|© Publisher:||Entomological Society of South Africa (ESSA)|
|Author||E. Petitpierre and E. Grobbelaar|
|Publication Date||Mar 2004|
|Pages||123 - 124|
Cytogenetic data can be used to test proposed phylogenies and inter-relationships within the Chrysomelinae, till now based largely on morphological characters and larval defensive substances. The karyotype, characterized by chromosome number, size and morphology, is a definite and constant character for each species.
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