• Corpus ID: 89885423

The remarkable life-history of a new family (Micromalthidae) of beetles

@inproceedings{BarberTheRL,
  title={The remarkable life-history of a new family (Micromalthidae) of beetles},
  author={Herbert Spencer . Barber}
}
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