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Osservazioni sulla ovideposizione e sul ciclo larvale in Mastigus pilifer Kraatz (Coleoptera, Scydmaenidae)
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The hypodermic colouring of the young larvae, which is similar to that of the eggs, suggests that an amount of yolk substances, deposited in the midgut and/or in the fat body, remains available for the larva! development. Expand
Larve di coleotteri in detriti vegetali di origine agricola: lineamenti morfologici e presenza stagionale (Polyphaga: 20 famiglie)
COLEOPTEROUS LARVAE FROM PLANT DEBRIS OF AGRICULTURAL ORIGIN: MORPHOLOGICAL FEATURES AND SEASONAL OCCURRENCE (POLYPHAGA: 20 FAMILIES) Iconography is presented for full-grown larvae of 55 species.Expand
Studio morfologico della spermateca in Coleotteri Isteridi, con particolare attenzione alla tribù Saprinini
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The authors divide the different forms found in 35 species (8 genera) of Saprinini in the following categories on the basis of the charac- ters of invaginations, and recognize two fundamental patterns of this organ. Expand
Morfologia delle larve e della pupa in Mastigus pilifer Kraatz (Coleoptera, Scydmaenidae)
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The list of the general features of Scydmaenid larvae is revised in the light of what has been observed in Mastigus, and an attempt is made to include this genus in the key of the mentioned Authors. Expand
Appunti di storia naturale su uno Ptilide partenogenetico: Ptinella mekura Kubota (Coleoptera)
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Ptinella mekura can be regarded as “obligatory and constantly parthenogenetic species”, according to the terminology of RETNAKARAN & PERCY (1985), in spite of the morphological constancy of its spermatheca. Expand
Osservazioni morfologiche e ultrastrutturali su un particolare apparato di senso delle clave antennali di Platysomini e Hololeptini (Coleoptera, Histeridae) e considerazioni sistematiche
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In authors' view, the eight pits compose an efficient scenting apparatus for locating damaged parts of trees and/or for discovering preys under barks. Expand
Osservazioni anatomiche sui genitali interni maschili in alcuni Ptilidi (Coleoptera)
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The following data were gathered out from the examination of eigh species that commonly occur in Southern Italy: shape and length of spermatozoa, numer of deferents withis the examined species. Expand
Organi erettili e ghiandole tegumentali specializzate nelle larve di Batrisodes oculatus Aubé: studio morfo-istologico (Coleoptera, Pselaphidae)
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Data is presented on the following paired organs, that every larval instar of Batrisodes oculatus bears, and the source of the viscous secretion that the larvae use for both the catch of preys and building of their silky pupal cocoon. Expand
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