First fossil larvae of Berothidae (Neuroptera) from Baltic amber, with notes on the biology and termitophily of the family.

@article{Wedmann2013FirstFL,
  title={First fossil larvae of Berothidae (Neuroptera) from Baltic amber, with notes on the biology and termitophily of the family.},
  author={S. Wedmann and V. Makarkin and Thomas Weiterscham and T. H{\"o}rnschemeyer},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2013},
  volume={3716},
  pages={
          236-58
        }
}
  • S. Wedmann, V. Makarkin, +1 author T. Hörnschemeyer
  • Published 2013
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Zootaxa
  • Four fossil larvae of Berothidae (Neuroptera) from Baltic amber are described in detail, and the main characters of a fifth larva are discussed briefly. Two first instars very probably belong to the Berothinae; the subfamilial affinities of three othe (probably full-grown) larvae are unclear. The latter are characterized by features not found so far in extant taxa of Berothi dae: antennae and labial palps with six to seven segments; ecdysial cleavage lines consist of only frontal and coronal… CONTINUE READING
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