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Phoretic association of some African Cyaneolytta Péringuey 1909 with carabids, and morphology of first instar larvae in Meloini (Coleoptera Meloidae)
The phoretic association between larvae of the genus Cyaneolytta Peringuey 1909, and those of another unclassified meloine with Coleoptera Carabidae of the Anthiini tribe is discussed. So far theseExpand
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Review of competing hypotheses of phylogenetic relationships of Paussinae (Coleoptera: Carabidae) based on larval characters
Larval structural characters are an important component in phylogenetic reconstruction of the subfamily Paussinae. Based on larval characters, two main cladistic hypotheses have been proposedExpand
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Biological observations on Pachyteles larvae (Coleoptera Carabidae Paussinae)
Larvae of Paussinae are poorly known. They are characterised by a hyperprognathous head, a U-shaped body and the end of the abdomen (and the urogomphi) transformed into a 6-lobed terminal disk. MostExpand
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A new Jujiroa from Sichuan, China (Coleoptera, Carabidae)
Jujiroa iolandae n.sp. is described from Liujia Cave in China (Sichuan, near Huaying, between Chongqing and Nanchong). Strongly depigmented, with very reduced eyes and markedly elongated appendages,Expand
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Biochemical systematics and phylogeography of the percus strictus subspecies (coleoptera, carabidae), endemic to Sardinia
Abstract Allozymic variation at 14 loci was studied in six Sardinian populations of the carabid beetle Percus strictus. These populations represent the four subspecies of P. strictus recognised onExpand
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New Data on the Genus Niphargus (Amphipoda, Niphargidae) in Italy, with the Description of a New Species of the Orcinus Group
The Italian species of Niphargus belonging to the orcinus group are discussed and Niphargus cornicolanus n. sp. (from the Merro sinkhole, Sant'Angelo Romano, Cornicolani Mountains, Latium) isExpand
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A new genus and species of troglobitic Trechinae (Coleoptera, Carabidae) from southern China
Guizhaphaenops zorzini n.gen.n.sp. is described from Anjia Yan Cave, Shuicheng County, Guizhou (China). This highly specialized troglobite species is easily recognizable from the other cave dwellingExpand
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Patterns of beta diversity in riparian ground beetle assemblages (Coleoptera Carabidae): A case study in the River Aniene (Central Italy)
Abstract We investigated riparian ground beetle communities to: (1) identify the main environmental factors determining species composition; (2) determine whether sites with similar ecologicalExpand
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