Larval structure of Passalus gravelyi and sexual dimorphism in Passalid larvae.

@article{Mattos2015LarvalSO,
  title={Larval structure of Passalus gravelyi and sexual dimorphism in Passalid larvae.},
  author={Ingrid Mattos and J. R. M. Mermudes and P. Reyes-castillo},
  journal={Revista de biologia tropical},
  year={2015},
  volume={63 3},
  pages={
          695-704
        }
}
  • Ingrid Mattos, J. R. M. Mermudes, P. Reyes-castillo
  • Published 2015
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Revista de biologia tropical
  • The adults and larvae of Passalidae are subsocial insects commonly found in tropical forests, living in decaying wood gallery systems constructed by adults. Currently, few repots on the larvae of Neotropical Passalidae have been published and information is scarce. In this study, the Passalus (Pertinax) gravelyi Moreira, 1922 larvae is described for the first time, based on ten larval specimens 1 (1° instar), 4 (2° instar), and 5 (3° instar) associated with three adults collected from a single… CONTINUE READING
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