n African Entomology - Description of the larva of Gerstaecker, 1854 (Coleoptera : Tenebrionidae : Pedinini), with a key to larvae of Platynotina

Volume 16, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1021-3589



The larvae of Péringuey, 1904 and Gerstaecker, 1854 are described and illustrated for the first time, based on preserved material in the Transvaal Museum (National Flagship Institution) in Pretoria (33 larvae). The great similarity of the morphological structures of the larvae of and made it impossible to distinguish them. A key to larvae of known subtribe Platynotina is presented.

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