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oa Annals of the Natal Museum - A contribution to the biology, distribution and immature stages of the Pachygronthinae of South Africa (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae)

Volume 21, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0304-0798

 

Abstract

This paper presents data on the distribution, host plants and immature stages of all the known South African species of the lygaeid subfamily Pachygronthinae. Four faunal components are apparent, namely Cape, forest, tropical and savannah elements. Host plant data emphasizes the distinctiveness of the two tribes of this subfamily: the Pachygronthini feed on the seeds of sedges, whereas all of the Teracriini are grass-feeders.

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1971-12-01
2019-10-22

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