Immature stages of beetles representing the ‘Opatrinoid’ clade (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae): an overview of current knowledge of the larval morphology and some resulting taxonomic notes on Blapstinina

@article{Kamiski2019ImmatureSO,
  title={Immature stages of beetles representing the ‘Opatrinoid’ clade (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae): an overview of current knowledge of the larval morphology and some resulting taxonomic notes on Blapstinina},
  author={Marcin Jan Kamiński and Ryan Lumen and Magdalena Kubicz and Warren E. Steiner and Kojun Kanda and Dariusz Iwan},
  journal={Zoomorphology},
  year={2019},
  pages={1-22}
}
This paper summarizes currently available morphological data on larval stages of representatives of the ‘Opatrinoid’ clade (Tenebrionidae: Tenebrioninae). Literature research revealed that larval morphology of approximately 6% of described species representing this lineage is currently known (139 out of ~ 2325 spp.). Larvae of the five following species are described and illustrated: Zadenos mulsanti (Dendarini: Melambiina; South Africa), Blapstinus histricus, Blapstinus longulus, Trichoton… 
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