The external morphology of Austroplatypus incompertus (Schedl) (Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Platypodinae)

  title={The external morphology of Austroplatypus incompertus (Schedl) (Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Platypodinae)},
  author={Deborah S. Kent},
  pages={121 - 140}
  • D. S. Kent
  • Published 17 September 2010
  • Biology
  • ZooKeys
Abstract Previous descriptions of adult Austroplatypus incompertus (Schedl) are completed by the addition of descriptions and illustrations of the adults and, in particular, their maxillary palps. I describe and illustrate the non-adult phases of the life cycle and provide a key to the larval instars. The sexual dimorphism of Austroplatypus incompertus is atypical and includes a latitudinal cline which obeys Bergmann’s rule. The taxonomic position of the genus within the Platypodinae is… 
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