Immature stages of three Japanese species of the genus Plecia Wiedemann (Diptera: Bibionidae)

@article{Sutou2006ImmatureSO,
  title={Immature stages of three Japanese species of the genus Plecia Wiedemann (Diptera: Bibionidae)},
  author={M. Sutou},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2006},
  volume={1223},
  pages={1}
}
The eggs, larvae, and pupae (male and female) of three Japanese species of the Bibionidae, Plecia adiastola, P. membranifera , and P. hadrosoma , are described and illustrated, and ecological notes are included. Morphological characters of the immature stages of Plecia species are compared for the first time, and a diagnosis is presented. The taxonomic and phylogenetic importance of morphological characters, especially of the larval head and the arrangement of the larval and pupal body… Expand
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